[NAFEX] Sumac fruit question
dford at suffolk.lib.ny.us
Tue May 15 11:31:01 EDT 2007
From: "Jim Fruth"
Subject: [NAFEX] Sumac fruit question
> What eats Sumac berries? Is there a bird that used to eat Sumac
> that is now extinct?
> Jim Fruth
> Brambleberry Farm
> Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Sumacs (Rhus spp.):
Smooth Sumac (R. glabra) - At least 3l species eat the fruits, especially
the Gray Catbird, Wood Thrush,and Eastern Bluebird.
Staghorn Sumac (R.. hirta; typhina) - 21 species eat the fruit , including
Red-eyed Vireo and American Robin.
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