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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Vaccinium myrtilloides
(Canadian Blueberry) [Ericaceae]
(observations are from Hamilton and Romain et al.; another common name of this shrub is Velvet-leaved Blueberry)

Mammals

Cricetidae: Peromyscus leucopus (White-footed Mouse) [eats fruits and/or seeds] Hm1941, Peromyscus maniculatus (Deer Mouse) [eats fruits and/or seeds] Hm1941;
Ursidae: Ursus americanus (American Black Bear) [fruits occur in the diet about 43% of the time in Ontario in combination with Vaccinium angustifolium] ROA2013
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