can someone ID this on the leaves of my River Birch?

patanddi(z4 NH)June 6, 2010

I have never seen this before. Can anyone ID please? It is hot pink on some leaves of my River Birch. Thanks.

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jean001(z8aPortland, OR)

How many leaves are affected?

    Bookmark   June 6, 2010 at 10:48PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Very typical of eriophyid mites on River Birch. There are many different kinds of eriophyids, but the ones that appear on River Birch look like your image. These small animals won't do much damage, and your best option is to ignore them.

    Bookmark   June 6, 2010 at 11:36PM
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