Image Number: 1241588

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Symptoms
Description:
Larch needle cast causes yellow spots which become red-brown, begins infecting emerging needles in the spring, and can continue to reinfect as long as rainfall creates suitable conditions.
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Field

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Incertae sedis
Order: Incertae sedis
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Meria
Subject: Meria laricis Vuill.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Larix
Subject: Larix occidentalis Nutt.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Image last updated:
Monday, February 28, 2011