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The Health of Southern Forests, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Southern Region

Appendix A. Index of Cited Common and Scientific Names


Pests

Common Name Scientific Name*
Annosum root disease Heterobasidium annosum
Armillaria root disease Armillaria mellea
Balsam woolly adelgid Adelges picea
Bluestain Ceratosystis minor
Butternut decline Sirococcus clavigignenti-juglandacearum
Dogwood anthracnose Discula destructiva
Fusiform rust Cronartium quercuum fusiforme
Gypsy moth Lymantria dispar
Hemlock woolly adelgid Adelges tsugae
Littleleaf disease Phytopthora cinnamomi
Oak decline A complex
Oak wilt Ceratocystis fagacearum
Southern pine beetle Dendroctonus frontalis
Two-lined chestnut borer Agrilus bilineatus

* For diseases, the name listed is the fungus responsible for the pathogenicity.


Hosts

 
Common Name Scientific Name
American basswood Tilia americanum
American holly Ilex opaca
Apple Malus sp.
Ash Fraxinus sp.
Balsam Fir Abies balsamea
Basswood Tilia sp.
Beech Fagus sp.
Birch Betula sp.
Black cherry Prunus serotina
Black gum Nyssa sylvatica
Black locust Robinia pseudoacacia
Butternut Juglans cinera
Carolina hemlock Tsuga caroliniana
Cabbage palm Sabal palmetto
Cucumber tree Magnolia acuminata
Dogwood Cornus sp.
Eastern hemlock Tsuga canadensis
Eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana
Elm Ulmus sp.
Fraser fir Abies fraseri
Hickory Carya sp.
Loblolly pine Pinus taeda
Maple Acer sp.
Pine Pinus sp.
Eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana
Red spruce Picea rubens
Sassafras Sassafrass albidum
Shortleaf pine Pinus echinata
Slash pine Pinus elliottii
Southern red cedar Juniperus silicicola
Sweegum Liquidambar styraciflua
Sycamore Platanus occidentalis
Texas red oak Quercus buckleyi
Willow Salix sp.
Yellow poplar Liriodendron tulipifera

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