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 lb / Acre
Grasses
Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii 2.11% 2.2 0.60 PLS lb
Blue Joint Grass Calamagrostis canadensis 5.91% 6.2 0.06 PLS lb
Canada Wild Rye Elymus canadensis 1.10% 1.1 0.60 PLS lb
Virginia Wild Rye Elymus virginicus 2.96% 3.1 2.00 PLS lb
Fowl Manna Grass Glyceria striata 11.26% 11.8 0.20 PLS lb
Switch Grass Panicum virgatum 2.46% 2.6 0.50 PLS lb
Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans 3.12% 3.3 0.74 PLS lb
Prairie Cord Grass Spartina pectinata 0.70% 0.7 0.30 PLS lb
Sedges & Rushes
Plains Oval Sedge Carex brevior 1.22% 1.3 0.12 PLS lb
Bottlebrush Sedge Carex comosa 1.69% 1.8 0.16 PLS lb
Fringed Sedge Carex crinita 0.65% 0.7 0.08 PLS lb
Porcupine Sedge Carex hystericina 1.69% 1.8 0.16 PLS lb
Fox Sedge Carex stipata 1.44% 1.5 0.12 PLS lb
Brown Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 3.52% 3.7 0.10 PLS lb
Common Rush Juncus effusus 7.04% 7.3 0.02 PLS lb
Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens 6.47% 6.8 0.04 PLS lb
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus 11.96% 12.5 0.02 PLS lb
Softstem Bulrush Scirpus validus 1.96% 2.0 0.18 PLS lb
Forbs
Sweet Flag Acorus americanus 0.46% 0.5 0.20 PLS lb
Water Plantain Alisma subcordatum 1.27% 1.3 0.06 PLS lb
Canada Anemone Anemone canadensis 0.28% 0.3 0.10 PLS lb
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.47% 0.5 0.28 PLS lb
New England Aster Aster novae-angliae 1.39% 1.5 0.06 PLS lb
Joe Pye Weed Eupatorium maculatum 1.34% 1.4 0.04 PLS lb
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum 1.13% 1.2 0.02 PLS lb
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 2.74% 2.9 0.06 PLS lb
Ox-eye Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides 0.44% 0.5 0.20 PLS lb
Great St. John's Wort Hypericum pyramidatum 2.67% 2.8 0.04 PLS lb
Southern Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica shrevei 0.07% 0.1 0.20 PLS lb
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica 7.04% 7.3 0.04 PLS lb
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum 3.10% 3.2 0.04 PLS lb
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta 3.24% 3.4 0.10 PLS lb
Sweet Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia subtomentosa 1.82% 1.9 0.12 PLS lb
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum 0.05% 0.1 0.10 PLS lb
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum 0.04% 0.0 0.10 PLS lb
Ohio Goldenrod Solidago ohioensis 1.55% 1.6 0.04 PLS lb
Purple Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum 0.39% 0.4 0.10 PLS lb
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata 3.27% 3.4 0.10 PLS lb
           
% of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total lb / Acre
Grasses 30% 30.9 5.0
Sedges & Rushes 38% 39.3 1.0
Forbs 33% 34.2 2.0
Grand Total 100% 104.4 8.0