Wet Prairie Native Seed Mix - Specifications

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Common Name Scientific Name % of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total oz. / Acre
Grasses
Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii 1.72% 2.30 10.00 PLS oz
Virginia Wild Rye Elymus virginicus 2.77% 3.7 38.40 PLS oz
Fowl Manna Grass Glyceria striata 2.06% 2.75 0.75 PLS oz
Rice cut grass Leersia oryzoides 0.58% 0.78 1.00 PLS oz
Switchgrass Panicum virgatum 2.41% 3.21 10.00 PLS oz
Fowl Bluegrass Poa palustris 2.24% 2.98 1.00 PLS oz
Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans 2.06% 2.75 10.00 PLS oz
Prairie Cord Grass Spartina pectinata 0.11% 0.15 1.00 PLS oz
Sedges & Rushes
Bottlebrush Sedge Carex comosa 1.03% 1.38 2.00 PLS oz
Porcupine Sedge Carex hystericina 1.55% 2.07 3.00 PLS oz
Pointed-broom Sedge Carex scoparia 1.85% 2.47 1.28 PLS oz
Fox Sedge Carex stipata 0.44% 0.59 0.75 PLS oz
Brown Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 2.48% 3.31 1.44 PLS oz
Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens 15.82% 21.12 2.00 PLS oz
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus 29.24% 39.03 1.00 PLS oz
Softstem Bulrush Scirpus validus 1.07% 1.42 2.00 PLS oz
Forbs
Canada Anemone Anemone canadensis 0.07% 0.09 0.50 PLS oz
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.12% 0.17 1.50 PLS oz
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 0.57% 0.76 0.50 PLS oz
Showy Tick Trefoil Desmodium canadense 0.09% 0.12 0.96 PLS oz
Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium maculatum 1.05% 1.40 0.64 PLS oz
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum 2.75% 3.67 1.00 PLS oz
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 4.47% 5.97 2.00 PLS oz
Ox-eye Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides 0.11% 0.14 1.00 PLS oz
Great St. John's Wort Hypericum pyramidatum 3.27% 4.36 1.00 PLS oz
Southern Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica shrevei 0.03% 0.05 2.00 PLS oz
Prairie Blazingstar Liatris pycnostachya 0.28% 0.38 1.50 PLS oz
Marsh Blazingstar Liatris spicata 0.36% 0.48 0.12 PLS oz
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica 4.30% 5.74 0.50 PLS oz
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana 0.18% 0.24 0.96 PLS oz
Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum 2.84% 3.79 0.75 PLS oz
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta 2.03% 2.70 0.08 PLS oz
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum 0.01% 0.02 1.28 PLS oz
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum 0.01% 0.01 0.64 PLS oz
Stiff goldenrod Oligoneuron rigidum 1.41% 1.88 2.00 PLS oz
Purple Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum 0.19% 0.25 1.00 PLS oz
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata 3.20% 4.27 2.00 PLS oz
Common Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata 0.53% 0.71 1.28 PLS oz
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum 4.40% 5.88 0.32 PLS oz
Golden Alexanders Zizia aurea 0.28% 0.38 1.50 PLS oz
           
% of Mix  (Seeds/ft2) Seeds/ft2 Total lbs. / Acre
Grasses 14% 18.64 4.51
Sedges & Rushes 53% 71.37 0.84
Forbs 33% 43.46 1.75
Grand Total 100% 133.47 7.10