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White Pine Blister Rust

Scientific Name

Cronartium ribicola A. Dietr. (ITIS; name is accepted but unverified)

Common Name

White pine blister rust (WPBR)

Native To

Asia (Maloy 2001)

Date of U.S. Introduction

Around 1900 (Maloy 2001)

Means of Introduction

Accidentally introduced on white pine seedlings imported from Europe (Maloy 2001)


Fungal disease of five-needle (white) pines (Maloy 2001)

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White Pine blister rust; host limber pine USDA, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region

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