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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Andropogon spp.
(Broomsedge, Bluestem) [Poaceae]
(observations are from Martin et al.; this also includes observations for Schizachyrium scoparium, i.e. Little Bluestem)

Birds

Emberizidae: Junco hyemalis (Dark-eyed Junco) [seeds comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in NE USA] MZN1951, Spizella passerina (Chipping Sparrow) [seeds comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in E USA] MZN1951, Spizella pusilla (Field Sparrow) [seeds comprise 5-10% of the diet in NE USA during fall & winter & spring] MZN1951, Spizelloides arborea (American Tree Sparrow) [seeds comprise 2-5% of the diet in NE USA during winter] MZN1951

Mammals
Cricetidae:
Microtus ochrogaster (Prairie Vole) [feeds on these grasses] MZN1951, Microtus pennsylvanicus (Meadow Vole) [feeds on these grasses] MZN1951
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