Clay Soils – Mesic Prairie 20/20

Classic prairie blend – designed for tough clay situations

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Category: Seed Mixes, Upland, Wildlife Mixes
Type: Mix - Seed


Clay Soils – Mesic Prairie 20/20

% seed psf Botanical Name Common Name
16.60% Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem
0.46% Carex bicknellii Bicknell’s sedge
0.68% Carex normalis Spreading oval sedge
2.27% Carex scoparia Broom sedge
9.00% Elymus canadensis Canada wild rye
7.27% Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
3.03% Panicum virgatum Switch grass
5.19% Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
0.36% Spartina pectinata Prairie cord grass
0.05% Asclepias syriaca Common milkweed
0.76% Coreopsis tripteris Tall coreopsis
1.95% Dalea purpurea Purple prairie clover
0.30% Desmodium canadense Showy tick trefoil
0.20% Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake master
0.27% Eupatorium altissimum Tall boneset
5.14% Eutrochium maculatus Spotted Joe Pye weed
0.03% Heliopsis helianthoides False sunflower
4.11% Hypericum ascyron Great St. Johns wort
0.19% Monarda fistulosa Wild bergamot
1.22% Oenothera biennis Common evening primrose
2.22% Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff goldenrod
0.38% Parthenium integrifolium Wild quinine
1.62% Ratibida pinnata Yellow coneflower
19.90% Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan
3.49% Rudbeckia subtomentosa Sweet black-eyed susan
0.01% Silphium perfoliatum Cup plant
0.71% Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster
2.27% Symphyotrichum pilosum Hairy aster
10.06% Verbena hastata Blue vervain
0.30% Zizia aurea Golden alexanders

Average price per acre: $280
For orders greater than 5 acres, contact us for discount pricing.


Classic prairie blend – designed for tough clay situations.

Mix may vary due to availability; substitutions will be made based on ecological function.

Prices vary based on genotypic (origin) requirements.

Species may be adjusted for regional appropriateness.

More Details

  • Common Name
  • Region
    Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, Lower Midwest
  • Height
  • Bloom Period
  • Habitat
    Mesic, Dry
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Pollinators
  • Do they attact Birds or Butterflies
  • Appropriate for Rain Garden, Swale and Basin
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Walnut Tree Compatible
  • Appropriate for Erosion Control