Help needed re food plants

Antique Books mk95528 at
Sun Jan 5 15:08:20 EST 1997

On Sun, 5 Jan 1997 17:02:57 +0000, Julian Barker
<julian at> wrote:

>I have been doing research on the habitat of the Mongolian Gerbil. I
>have discovered that the main food plant of these animals is Artemisia
>sieversiana. They are known to also eat Salsola collina, Setaria viridis
>and Leymus chinensis.
>Other than knowing that the last named is a grass I know nothing about
>these plants. I would be grateful for any information anyone has about
>these genera or species.
>As I am not a botanist it would be helpful if I could be pointed towards
>related/similar plants that I might be expected to have come across in
>NW Europe.
>                             Julian Barker
>                There is a coherent plan in the universe,
>                though I don't know what it is a plan for.
>                                             - Fred Hoyle

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