Celandine Clustercup Rust - Uromyces dactylidis

    Description

    Most easily seen when the bright orange 'cups' appear on the leaves (underside) and petioles of Lesser Celandine.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Grows on various members of the Ranunculaceae family, especially on Lesser Celandine.

    When to see it

    Spring and summer

    Life History

    Alternate hosts are Dactylis, Poa and Festuca rubra.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Probably fairly frequent, but under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map