Not just any plant will do
New England’s insects, fish, birds, reptiles, mammals all evolved in intricate, mutually dependent relationships with the region’s native plants. For example . . .
● Ninety percent of all plant-eating insect species rely on particular native plants.
● Hundreds of mammal, fish, reptile, and bird species feed on insects.
● In North America, 90 percent of bird <species?> feed their young with insects.