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Verbena rigida Spreng. (Slender Vervain)

Date 25 August 2009
OS grid ref SU52
Lat/Lon 51° 0' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: South Hants, VC11, England
Voucher 25/08/2009[D]
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Stage or state In flower
Record Summary Deep purple leaf-spots on Slender Vervain leaves
Associated organism: on live leaf of Verbena rigida
Identification 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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