Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:


Bromus spp.
(Brome) [Poaceae]
(observations are from Whitaker & Mumford, Martin et al., Ernst et al., Cole & Batzli, Whitaker, Bellrose, and Schneider et al.)

Anatidae: Branta canadensis (Canada Goose) [feeds on these grasses] Blr1942; Phasianidae: Perdix perdix (Hungarian Partridge) [seeds comprise 5-10% of the diet in the Northern Plains during winter] MZN1951


Cervidae: Cervus canadensis (Elk) [foliage of these grasses provides 3.3% of the diet] SMA2006, Cricetidae: 
Microtous ochrogaster (Prairie Vole) [feeds on seeds and/or foliage] CB1979; Dipodidae: Zapus hudsonius (Meadow Jumping Mouse) [seeds of these grasses comprise 0.8% of the diet volume] WM1970; Muridae: Mus musculus (House Mouse) [seeds comprise 1.3% of the diet by volume] Wh1966

Emydidae: Terrapene carolina (Eastern Box Turtle) [feeds on woodland species of Brome grasses] EBL1994