mimosa webworm

Mimosa Webworm on Honeylocusts

Damage by non-native Mimosa Webworms (Homadaula anisocentra, family Galacticidae) was a topic of discussion during this week's BYGLive! Zoom Inservice. Despite their common name, mimosa webworms are most often found in Ohio on honeylocusts (Gleditsia triacanthos).
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Joe Boggs
Mimosa Webworms Producing Flaming Honeylocusts boggs.47@osu.edu Tue, 08/20/2019 - 16:44
Damage by non-native Mimosa Webworms was a topic of discussion during today's BYGLive! Zoom Inservice. Curtis Young reported high localized populations in northwest Ohio and we both saw flaming honeylocusts last week in Knoxville, TN, as well as along I-75 in Kentucky as we each made our way back from the ISA International Conference.
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Joe Boggs
A Plant Walk in Wooster chatfield.1@osu.edu Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:58

The great thing for all of us as plant lovers is the simplicity of enjoyment of a walk in the woods or through city streets, checking out the plants we know. Here are some snapshots of just a few plant sightings on an afternoon walk in Wooster, Ohio a few days ago.

 

  First, as our lead photo, at the edge of a parking lot was Calycanthus, which a Clemson fact sheet notes has common names of Carolina allspice, strawberry-bush, sweet bubby {my favorite}, sweet Betsy, and spicebush {my least favorite since we think of Lindera benzoin as spicebush up North...

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Jim Chatfield