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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Dactylus glomerata
(Orchard Grass) [Poaceae]
(observations are from Whitaker & Mumford, Martin et al., and Bellrose)

Birds
Alaudidae: Eremophila alpestris (Horned Lark) [seeds comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in eastern USA] MZN1951; Anatidae: Branta canadensis (Canada Goose) [feeds on this plant] Blr1942; Emberizidae: Spizella passerina (Chipping Sparrow) [seeds comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in E USA] MZN1951

Mammals

Dipodidae: Zapus hudsonius (Meadow Jumping Mouse) [seeds of this grass comprise 1.5% of the diet volume] WM1970
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