The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.
Range & Status
Fungi: Uredinales; fairly widespread.
Uncommon in Cornwall. SW61 1949 and 1968, SW72 1987, SX26 1991.
Habitat & Ecology
Associated species: Great Burnet Sanguisorba officinalis . Rust causes swelling and spots in the veins, petioles and stems, often extensive.
I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.
The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.