Image of the Day: Cedar-apple Rust

Wind shuttles spores released from a gall on an apple tree to a cedar tree in order to complete the life cycle of the devastating cedar-apple rust.

By | July 15, 2013

FLICKR, JEFF FORTENBERRY

 

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rharfoot

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July 15, 2013

Hmmm, interesting looking apple tree there...I suspect the caption has the wrong tree as releasing the spores.

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