Cone Gall - Causer unknown (Cone Gall)


    A hard woody 'lump' gall of varying shape, but often rather cone shaped and 3 or 4 cm in height. The growth sometimes appears to be directly attached to the twig or branch. More information can be found in the British Plant Gall Aidgap key of 2011 at the top of page 291.

    Identification difficulty

    Found on many Salix species (Willows) and particularly prominent in the winter months.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Believed to be fairly frequent in Britain, but poorly recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map