Podosphaera epilobii

    Alternative names
    Sphaerotheca epilobii

    Sphaerotheca epilobii galls the leaves of Willowherbs. The stem, especially the side shoots becoming bent and slightly thickened covered with a whitish powdery mildew.

    Identification difficulty

    Where the host Willowherbs occur.

    When to see it

    When the host species are in leaf.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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