Mesic Short Prairie Mix (Mix D) Native Seed Specifications

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Common Name Scientific Name % of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total lb / Acre
Grasses
Sideoats Grama Bouteloua curtipendula 8.79% 6.6 3.00 PLS lb
Prairie Brome Bromus kalmii 7.82% 5.9 2.00 PLS lb
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium 16.12% 12.1 2.20 PLS lb
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis 3.13% 2.4 0.40 PLS lb
Sedges & Rushes
Plains Oval Sedge Carex brevior 2.27% 1.7 0.16 PLS lb
Bicknell's Sedge Carex bicknellii 1.99% 1.5 0.24 PLS lb
Forbs
Anise Hyssop Agastache foeniculum 3.52% 2.6 0.08 PLS lb
Nodding Onion Allium cernuum 0.45% 0.3 0.12 PLS lb
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.38% 0.3 0.16 PLS lb
Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa 0.34% 0.3 0.16 PLS lb
Sky Blue Aster Aster azureus 3.13% 2.4 0.08 PLS lb
Smooth Blue Aster Aster laevis 2.15% 1.6 0.08 PLS lb
Canada Milk Vetch Astragalus canadensis 1.00% 0.7 0.12 PLS lb
White Wild Indigo Baptisia alba 0.13% 0.1 0.16 PLS lb
Cream Wild Indigo Baptisia leucophaea 0.05% 0.0 0.08 PLS lb
Partridge Pea Chamaecrista fasciculata 0.32% 0.2 0.24 PLS lb
White Prairie Clover Dalea candidum 1.48% 1.1 0.16 PLS lb
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea 2.11% 1.6 0.24 PLS lb
Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea 0.52% 0.4 0.16 PLS lb
Rattlesnake Master Eryngium yuccifolium 0.73% 0.6 0.20 PLS lb
Cream Gentian Gentiana flavida 5.47% 4.1 0.08 PLS lb
Round-headed Bush Clover Lespedeza capitata 0.63% 0.5 0.16 PLS lb
Prairie Blazingstar Liatris pycnostachya 1.93% 1.5 0.36 PLS lb
Northern Blazingstar  Liatris scariosa 0.21% 0.2 0.04 PLS lb
Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa 1.37% 1.0 0.04 PLS lb
Wild Quinine Parthenium integrifolium 0.68% 0.5 0.20 PLS lb
Foxglove Beardtongue  Penstemon digitalis 5.08% 3.8 0.08 PLS lb
Prairie Cinquefoil Potentilla arguta 4.49% 3.4 0.04 PLS lb
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum 8.60% 6.5 0.08 PLS lb
Prairie Wild Rose Rosa arkansana 0.15% 0.1 0.12 PLS lb
Showy Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia fulgida 1.21% 0.9 0.08 PLS lb
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta 8.99% 6.8 0.20 PLS lb
Stiff Goldenrod Solidago rigida 3.20% 2.4 0.16 PLS lb
Ohio Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis 0.47% 0.4 0.12 PLS lb
Golden Alexanders Zizia aurea 1.07% 0.8 0.20 PLS lb
           
% of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total lb / Acre
Grasses 36% 27.0 7.6
Sedges & Rushes 4% 3.2 0.4
Forbs 60% 45.0 4.0
Grand Total 100% 75.2 12.0