Great Burnet Rust - Xenodochus carbonarius
The fungus Xenodochus carbonarius causes galls on the leaves of Great Burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis) these take the form of swollen purple spots bearing aecia and telia.
On Great Burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis).
When Great Burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis) is in leaf.
Widespread in England and Wales, though not well recorded.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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