Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Man in't Veld (Kliejunas 2010)
Sudden oak death (SOD), ramorum blight, ramorum dieback
Unknown; first discovered in the U.S. and Europe at approximately the same time (Scianna et al. 2003)
1995 (Scianna et al. 2003)
Potential loss of hardwood forest and increased potential of forest fire; impact to nursery and landscaping businesses (Scianna et al. 2003)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Kliejunas, J.T. 2010. Sudden oak death and Phytophthora ramorum: A summary of the literature (PDF | 3.50 MB) (PSW-GTR-234). U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.
Scianna, J.D, M.K. Knudson, and J.A. Dickerson. 2003. Sudden Oak Death (PDF | 72 KB) (Plant Materials Technical Note No. MT-44). USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.