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  • Image: Leaf petiole gall 1

Leaf petiole gall
Aceria caulis

  • Brightly colored galls of differing shapes form on shoots and leaf petioles
  • Galls change color as season progresses. First green, then pink to crimson and finally a reddish-brown

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