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Food of townsend ground squirrels on the arid land ecology reserve washington usa

Food of townsend ground squirrels on the arid land ecology reserve washington usa

Great Basin Naturalist 37(1): 128

Diets of townsend ground squirrels were quantified from the Arid Land Ecology Reserve in eastern Washington [USA]. There were 14 foods identified in the analysis: Poa sandbergii (49%), Achillea lanulosa (11%), Lupinus laxiflorus (10%), Astragalus purshii (11%), Descurainia pinnata seed (8%), Erigeron filifolius (3%), Antennaria dimorpha (2%), Salsola kali (2%), Artemisia tridentata (2%), Sisymbrium altissimum (2%), unclassified forb (3%), Balsamorhiza careyana (< 1%), Lactuca serriola (< 1%), lichen (< 1%) and arthropod (< 1%).

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