Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:


Melilotus spp.
(Sweet Clover) [Fabaceae]
(observations are from Schwartz, Sotala & Kirkpatrick, and Schneider et al.)


Phasianidae: Tympanuchus cupido (Greater Prairie Chicken) [seeds eaten during fall for 1 month] Swz1945

Cervidae: Cervus canadensis (Elk) [foliage provides 1% of the diet] SMA2006, Odocoileus virginianus (White-tailed Deer) [these plants have moderate importance as a food source] SK1973