Arum Rust - Puccinia sessilis


    This rust fungus commonly infects Lords-and-Ladies (Arum maculatum) and Ramsons (Allium ursinum) causing yellow to orange circular patches on leaves. On the underside it produces raised orange aecia commonly covered in spores.

    Identification difficulty

    Where the host plants occur.

    When to see it

    When the host plants are in leaf.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

    UK Map