dstaples at livingston.net
Wed Mar 25 10:13:21 EST 1998
Never known blister rust,or any of the rusts, to have a one inch stem,
likewise with insect galls.
> Could it be a Tamarack or Larch (shedded "evergreen") with a blister rust (a
> fungus) commonly found on Cedars? Or maybe a defoliated Cedar with the rust
> persisting? Are there any insect species that "eat" into blister rusts? I've
> seen a spherical rust on "Red Cedar"-- in dry, sandy climates in the north.
> I've also seen similar rust on Bald Cyprus in wet Clay habitats in the south.
> Scratch the stem to see if the tree is still alive or return later when in
> leaf. A leaf description will be invaluable.
> PS: Loved the comment about bragging about the huge Texas Weed!!!
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