Wet Prairie Seed Mix 20/20

Recreate the classic wet prairie of the Midwest and Great Lakes states with this blend. Approximately 38 lbs of seed per acre (30 lbs of seasonally appropriate temporary cover crop, 8 lbs of native matrix) including a minimum of 3 grasses / sedges and 8 forbs (flowers) and at least one legume.

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Category: Seed Mixes, Pollinator, Wet Places, Wildlife Mixes
Type: Mix - Seed

Description

Wet Prairie Seed Mix 20/20

% seed psf Botanical Name Common Name
4.12% Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem
4.32% Calamagrostis canadensis Blue joint grass
4.63% Carex annectens Yellow-fruited sedge
4.32% Carex scoparia Broom sedge
5.15% Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge, Brown fox sedge
6.92% Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
8.23% Juncus dudleyi Dudley’s rush
5.15% Juncus effusus Common rush
4.32% Panicum virgatum Switch grass
0.62% Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
4.73% Scirpus atrovirens Green bulrush
0.34% Spartina pectinata Prairie cord grass
0.14% Angelica atropurpurea Great angelica
0.23% Verbesina alternifolia Wingstem
0.06% Asclepias incarnata Swamp milkweed
0.87% Astragalus canadensis Canadian milk vetch
1.02% Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster
0.68% Symphyotrichum lanceolatum Panicled aster
1.08% Bidens cernua Nodding bur marigold
8.23% Boltonia asteroides False aster
0.09% Senna hebecarpa Wild senna
0.18% Coreopsis tripteris Tall coreopsis
0.28% Desmodium canadense Showy tick trefoil
4.12% Eupatorium perfoliatum Common boneset
1.03% Geum aleppicum strictum Yellow avens
3.34% Helenium autumnale Sneezeweed
0.19% Helianthus grosseserratus Sawtooth sunflower
7.72% Lythrum alatum Winged loosestrife
0.57% Liatris spicata Marsh blazing star
5.92% Mimulus ringens Monkey flower
0.27% Napaea dioica Glade mallow
0.93% Oenothera biennis Common evening primrose
4.01% Polygonum pensylvanicum Pinkweed
0.22% Rudbeckia laciniata Wild golden glow
0.01% Silphium perfoliatum Cup plant
0.96% Oligoneuron riddellii Riddell’s goldenrod
0.62% Vernonia fasciculata Common ironweed
4.12% Veronicastrum virginicum Culver’s root
0.28% Zizia aurea Golden alexanders

Average price per acre: $325
For orders greater than 5 acres, contact us for discount pricing.

 

Recreate the classic wet prairie of the Midwest and Great Lakes states with this blend. Approximately 38 lbs of seed per acre (30 lbs of seasonally appropriate temporary cover crop, 8 lbs of native matrix) including a minimum of 3 grasses/sedges and 8 forbs (flowers) and at least one legume.

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
    Wet Places
  • Region
    Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Mid Atlantic
  • Height
    3'-7'
  • Bloom Period
    Early-Middle-Late
  • Habitat
    Wet
  • Shade Tolerant
    Yes
  • Pollinators
    Yes
  • Do they attact Birds or Butterflies
    Yes
  • Appropriate for Rain Garden, Swale and Basin
    Yes
  • Salt Tolerant
    Yes
  • Walnut Tree Compatible
    Yes
  • Appropriate for Erosion Control
    Yes