Our ID Notes may contain important tips necessary for distinguishing this gall from similar galls and/or important information about the taxonomic status of this gall inducer.
A slight swelling of the stem of Callicarpa americana, localized on one side of the stem, causing the bark to stretch and expose yellow-tan tissue beneath. Observed in Alabama in September.”
- Gallformers Contributors: (2023) Gallformers ID Notes©
Unless noted otherwise in the ID Notes, observations of this gall are collected in the Observation Field Gallformers Code with value callicarpa-stem-swelling on iNaturalist. You can view them here: