Verbena rigida Spreng., (slender vervain)

25 Aug 2009 at OSGR: SU52 in South Hants, England

Record SummaryDeep purple leaf-spots on Slender Vervain leaves
Found asIn flower
Date25 August 2009
Associated organismVerbena rigida
OS grid refOSGR: SU52
Lat/Lon51° 0' N, 1° 10' W
Vice CountySouth Hants, VC no: 11
Voucher25 Aug 2009[D]
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Notes: Leaves with deep purple, thickened spots limited by leaf veins; eventually dying and turning borwn. Underside similar but paler.

Distributed like an infection, some plants having the spots and others not.

No fungal infection visible under the microscope.

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