Podosphaera ferruginea


    Podosphaera ferruginea is a powdery mildew which affects  Sanguisorba species such as Great Burnet and Salad Burnet.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.


    The mildew may occur anywhere the host Sanguisorba species are found.

    When to see it

    The mildew may be observed when the host Sanguisorba species are in leaf.

    UK Status

    It seems to be widespread in Britain, but true status is difficult to determine due to lack of records.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map