Image Number: 2109037

Widespread mortality of Red Bay has occurred in the coastal region of Georgia. GFC Forester Chip Bates was one of the first to detect this damage and he stands beside one of the red bay.
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Image location:
Liberty County, Georgia, United States


Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
Order: Ophiostomatales
Family: Ophiostomataceae
Genus: Raffaelea
Subject: Raffaelea lauricola Harrington & Fraedrich


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Magnoliidae
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Persea
Subject: Persea borbonia (L.) Spreng.
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Image taken:
Friday, February 7, 2003
Image uploaded:
Saturday, October 15, 2005
Image last updated:
Thursday, January 29, 2009