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This is the parasitic rust fungus Puccinia sessilis stated to be rather rare on Arum maculatum. Many rusts manage the difficult trick of parasitising two entirely unrelated host plants, in both cases establishing a close relationship which allows the fungus … Continue reading
It always amazes me how strong plants can be when they have a huge store of food underground to draw upon. American skunk-cabbage (Lysichiton americanus) produces vivid yellow spathes behind the cylindrical spike of its rather small and insignificant flowers. … Continue reading
You may not recognise either of the names in the title of this post, but do not worry both have many other names that you will almost certainly be familar with.