Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:


Rubus flagellaris
(Common Dewberry) [Rosaceae]
(observations are from Haugen, Blackmore, Yeatter, and Myers et al.)

Phasianidae: Tympanuchus cupido (Greater Prairie Chicken) [fruits comprise 24.5% of the diet for adults & 13.2% of the diet for juveniles in Illinois] Yt1943


Bovidae: Capra aegagrus hircus (Domesticated Goat) [this woody vine is eaten] Blk1998; Cervidae: Odocoileus virginianus (White-tailed Deer) [3% of deer droppings contained viable seeds of this woody vine in New York] Myr2004; Leporidae: Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail) [the woody stems are occasionally used as a source of food in Michigan during winter] Hgn1942