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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Solanum dulcamara
(Bittersweet Nightshade) [Solanaceae]
(observations are from Hamilton, Martin et al., and Myers et al.; this plant is also called Bitter Nightshade)

Birds
Rallidae:
Porzana carolina (Sora) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in the Northeast] MZN1951

Mammals

Cervidae: Odocoileus virginianus (White-tailed Deer) [5-10% of deer droppings contained viable seeds of this plant in New York] Myr2004; Cricetidae: Peromyscus leucopus (White-footed Mouse) [eats fruits and/or seeds] Hm1941, Peromyscus maniculatus (Deer Mouse) [eats fruits and/or seeds] Hm1941
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