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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Rosa multiflora
(Multiflora Rose) [Rosaceae]
(observations are from Korschgen and DeGraaf)

Birds

Cardinalidae: Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal) [feeds on rose hips & uses this shrub for protective cover & nest sites] DGr2002; Emberizidae: Melospiza melodia (Song Sparrow) [feeds on rose hips & uses this shrub for protective cover & nest sites] DGr2002; Mimidae: Dumetella carolinensis (Gray Catbird) [feeds on rose hips & uses this shrub for protective cover & nest sites] DGr2002, Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird) [feeds on rose hips as a preferred source of food & uses this shrub for protective cover & nest sites] DGr2002, Toxostoma rufum (Brown Thrasher) [feeds on rose hips & uses this shrub for protective cover & nest sites] DGr2002; Phasianidae: Tympanuchus cupido (Greater Prairie Chicken) [the rose hips of this shrub have average importance as a source of food in Missouri] Krs1962
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