Serves as habitat and breeding area for the endangered Kirtland’s warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii), federally endangered bird. These small birds utilize jack pine stands ranging from 5 to 20 feet tall. White-tailed deer browse saplings and young trees and snowshoe hares feed on young seedlings. Red squirrels, chipmunks, mice, goldfinches, and robins consume seeds.
Contributed by: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center
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