Pests and Diseases forum: Aster yellows?

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Name: Lori
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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growitall
Jun 22, 2014 10:19 PM CST
I've never seen this before... distorted flowerheads on Helenium hoopesii:
Thumb of 2014-06-23/growitall/e660f2

Would you say it's aster yellows?
Thanks in advance.

Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Jun 24, 2014 11:43 AM CST
Aster yellows would be my first thought.
Name: Linda
Tennessee (Zone 7a)
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chickhill
Jul 5, 2014 9:27 PM CST
Confused does it also affect sunflower's?
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
Daylilies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Annuals
Region: Canadian Keeps Horses Dog Lover Plant Identifier Garden Sages
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sooby
Jul 12, 2014 9:13 AM CST
Sunflowers are listed as a host for aster yellows, but according to one article I saw some are resistant.

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