Common and found statewide. Lowest Conservation Concern.
Found in wet meadows and dense vegetation near marshes, swamps, streams, ponds, and ditches.
Diet includes seeds and green plants, but insects, snails, and other animal materials are consumed.
LIFE HISTORY AND ECOLOGY:
Probably breeds throughout the year. Gestation is 21-28 days, with an average litter size of four to five. Sexual maturity is reached at six to eight weeks.