Detention Basin, Raingarden, and Bioswale Native Seed Mix (Mix A) Native Seed Specifications

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Common Name Scientific Name % of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total oz. / Acre
Grasses
Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii 2.55% 2.75 12.00 PLS oz.
Blue Joint Grass Calamagrostis canadensis 1.49%

1.61

0.25 PLS oz.
Canada Wild Rye Elymus canadensis 2.76% 2.98 25.00 PLS oz.
Virginia Wild Rye Elymus virginicus 2.23% 2.41 25.00 PLS oz.
Fowl Manna Grass Glyceria striata 3.40% 3.67 1.00 PLS oz.
Rice cut grass Leersia oryzoides 0.72% 0.78 1.00 PLS oz.
Switch Grass Panicum virgatum 4.75% 5.14 16.00 PLS oz.
Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans 3.02% 3.26 11.84 PLS oz.
Prairie Cord Grass Spartina pectinata 0.14% 0.15 1.00 PLS oz.
Sedges & Rushes
Plains Oval Sedge Carex brevior 1.18% 1.28 1.92 PLS oz.
Bottlebrush Sedge Carex comosa 1.63% 1.76 2.56 PLS oz.
Fringed Sedge Carex crinita 0.98% 1.06 2.00 PLS oz.
Porcupine Sedge Carex hystericina 1.63% 1.76 2.56 PLS oz.
Fox Sedge Carex stipata 0.54% 0.59 0.75 PLS oz.
Brown Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 3.40% 3.67 1.60 PLS oz.
Common Rush Juncus effusus 6.79% 7.35 0.32 PLS oz.
Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens 6.25% 6.76 0.64 PLS oz.
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus 11.54% 12.49 0.32 PLS oz.
Soft-stem bulrush Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani 1.32% 1.42 2.00 PLS oz.
Forbs
Sweet Flag Acorus americanus 0.28% 0.30 2.00 PLS oz.
Water Plantain Alisma subcordatum 1.22% 1.32 0.96 PLS oz.
Canada Anemone Anemone canadensis 0.08% 0.09 0.50 PLS oz.
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.10% 0.11 1.00 PLS oz.
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 0.70% 0.76 0.50 PLS oz.
Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium maculatus 2.02% 2.18 1.00 PLS oz.
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum 3.40% 3.67 1.00 PLS oz.
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 4.14% 4.48 1.50 PLS oz.
Ox-eye Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides 0.43% 0.46 3.20 PLS oz.
Great St. John's Wort Hypericum pyramidatum 8.06% 8.72 2.00 PLS oz.
Southern Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica shrevei 0.04% 0.05 2.00 PLS oz.
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica 4.24% 4.59 0.40 PLS oz.
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum 1.87% 2.02 0.40 PLS oz.
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta 7.81% 8.45 4.00 PLS oz.
Sweet Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia subtomentosa 1.37% 1.48 1.50 PLS oz.
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum 0.02% 0.02 1.60 PLS oz.
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum 0.02% 0.02 1.00 PLS oz.
Stiff goldenrod Oligoneuron rigidum 1.74% 1.88 2.00 PLS oz.
Purple Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum 0.23% 0.25 1.00 PLS oz.
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata 5.92% 6.40 3.00 PLS oz.
           
% of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total lb / Acre
Grasses 21.05% 22.8 5.8
Sedges & Rushes 35.25% 38.1 1.92
Forbs 43.70% 47.3 1.91
Grand Total 100% 108.2 8.6