Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:


Potentilla spp.
(Cinquefoil) [Rosaceae]
(observations are from Martin et al., Houtcooper, and Sotala & Kirkpatrick)


Phasianidae: Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse) [seeds & foliage comprises 0.5-2% of the diet in Maine] MZN1951

Cervidae: Odocoileus virginianus (White-tailed Deer) [these plants have moderate importance as a food source] SK1973; Cricetidae: Peromyscus maniculatus (Deer Mouse) [small amounts of seeds are consumed] Ht1978