Wet Prairie Mix (Mix C) 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 5.84% 6.6 1.80 PLS lb
Virginia Wild Rye Elymus virginicus 3.27% 3.7 2.40 PLS lb
Fowl Manna Grass Glyceria striata 5.19% 5.9 0.10 PLS lb
Switchgrass Panicum virgatum 0.91% 1.0 0.20 PLS lb
Fowl Bluegrass Poa palustris 21.09% 23.9 0.50 PLS lb
Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans 5.84% 6.6 1.50 PLS lb
Prairie Cord Grass Spartina pectinata 1.07% 1.2 0.50 PLS lb
Sedges & Rushes
Bottlebrush Sedge Carex comosa 3.41% 3.9 0.35 PLS lb
Porcupine Sedge Carex hystericina 2.43% 2.8 0.25 PLS lb
Pointed-broom Sedge Carex scoparia 2.18% 2.5 0.08 PLS lb
Fox Sedge Carex stipata 1.10% 1.2 0.10 PLS lb
Brown Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 2.92% 3.3 0.09 PLS lb
Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens 2.99% 3.4 0.02 PLS lb
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus 5.52% 6.2 0.01 PLS lb
Softstem Bulrush Scirpus validus 1.01% 1.1 0.10 PLS lb
Forbs
Canada Anemone Anemone canadensis 0.05% 0.1 0.02 PLS lb
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.47% 0.5 0.30 PLS lb
New England Aster Aster novae-angliae 1.71% 1.9 0.08 PLS lb
Showy Tick Trefoil Desmodium canadense 0.11% 0.1 0.06 PLS lb
Joe Pye Weed Eupatorium maculatum 1.23% 1.4 0.04 PLS lb
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum 2.08% 2.4 0.04 PLS lb
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 3.37% 3.8 0.08 PLS lb
Ox-eye Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides 0.08% 0.1 0.04 PLS lb
Great St. John's Wort Hypericum pyramidatum 2.47% 2.8 0.04 PLS lb
Southern Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica shrevei 0.06% 0.1 0.20 PLS lb
Prairie Blazingstar Liatris pycnostachya 0.43% 0.5 0.12 PLS lb
Marsh Blazingstar Liatris spicata 0.43% 0.5 0.12 PLS lb
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica 6.49% 7.3 0.04 PLS lb
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana 0.21% 0.2 0.06 PLS lb
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum 2.86% 3.2 0.04 PLS lb
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta 2.39% 2.7 0.08 PLS lb
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum 0.04% 0.0 0.08 PLS lb
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum 0.01% 0.0 0.04 PLS lb
Ohio Goldenrod Solidago ohioensis 1.43% 1.6 0.04 PLS lb
Purple Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum 0.43% 0.5 0.12 PLS lb
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata 2.41% 2.7 0.08 PLS lb
Common Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata 0.62% 0.7 0.08 PLS lb
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum 5.19% 5.9 0.02 PLS lb
Golden Alexanders Zizia aurea 0.64% 0.7 0.18 PLS lb
           
% of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total lb / Acre
Grasses 43% 48.9 7.0
Sedges & Rushes 22% 24.4 1.0
Forbs 35% 39.9 2.0
Grand Total 100% 113.2 10.0