Blue-stem



a disease of raspberries and blackberries, characterized by blue discoloration of the stem, wilting, and discoloration and decay of the roots, caused by a fungus, Verticillium alboatrum.
Historical Examples

The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
A Texas Cow Boy Chas. A. Siringo

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