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Photo © Sammy Dee, all rights reserved
Henry Coe State Park (Google, OSM)
37.1853485107, -121.5365982056
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Description

Manzanita aren't rare. But these were quite odd. They were covered with bright red swellings on the leaves. I suspect they were galls caused by wasps or other insects.

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Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sammydee's ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
Posted by sammydee over 5 years ago (Flag)
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Yup. There's actually a Manzanita Leaf Gall Aphid:

http://inaturalist.org/taxa/manzanita_leafgall_aphid

Posted by kueda over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
microm's ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
Posted by microm almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sammydee's ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
Manzanitas - Photo (c) Steve Kembel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Manzanitas (Genus Arctostaphylos)
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