NS3878 : Gall on nettle

near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Gall on nettle
Gall on nettle
This gall, caused by the fungus Puccinia urticata ("nettle rust", or "nettle clustercup rust") is very common on nettles, and can appear on the stem, leaf stalk, leaf, or flowers of the plant. This example was found beside a path through the woods.

For a more detailed explanation, and another illustration, see: NS3679 : Gall on nettle.
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Wednesday, 7 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 20 August, 2008
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Woodland, Forest 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 385 782 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.2114N 4:35.3397W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 385 782
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Plant Gall  Nettle Rust  Rust Fungus 

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