Re: Fungal Plant Parasites
Originally Posted by Tiggrx
I saw a rust on the leaf-stalks of Sweet Cicely last week - would this be Puccinia chaerophylli or are there other likely contenders? I have a (poor) photo which I could post if it would be of interest.
this is one I shall feature shortly; it's interesting that up here in Yorkshire Puccinia chaerophylli
is far more common on (the introduced) Myrrhis
than on the native Cow Parsley - although Sweet Cicely would appear to be a native species unless one knew different.
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