Midwestern Dry Prairie Mix (DP1)

$1,690.00/acre ♦ $230.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 42 lb/acre with 70 native seeds/sq. ft.
43.94% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 54.10% Forbs; Shrubs 1.95%

This mix is intended for sites where soil and hydrologic conditions are relatively stable.  The mix is designed for dry applications on sites where runoff or soil infiltration is rapid and under full sun.  The mix contains a high percentage of ‘conservative’ native species.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 10.22%
Bouteloua curtipendula Side-Oats Grama 6.85%
Carex brevior Plains Oval Sedge 2.05%
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 11.11%
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 8.41%
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 43.64%
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass 9.61%
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed 8.12%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Anemone cylindrica Thimbleweed 2.15%
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed 0.57%
Baptisia alba White Wild Indigo 0.22%
Coreopsis palmata Prairie Coreopsis 0.72%
Coreopsis tripteris Tall Coreopsis 3.25%
Dalea purpureum Purple Prairie Clover 3.47%
Helianthus mollis Downy Sunflower 0.47%
Lespedeza capitata Round-Headed Bushclover 1.53%
Liatris aspera Rough Blazing Star 1.59%
Liatris scariosa nieuwlandii Savanna Blazingstar 0.68%
Lupinus perennis Wild Blue Lupine 0.22%
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 4.72%
Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod 4.32%
Parthenium integrifolium Wild Quinine 2.64%
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 10.35%
Potentilla arguta Tall Cinquefoil 7.98%
Pycnanthemum verticillatum Hairy Mountain Mint 5.60%
Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower 5.15%
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan 15.32%
Silphium integrifolium Rosin-Weed 0.37%
Silphium laciniatum Compass Plant 0.10%
Silphium terebinthinaceum Prairie Dock 0.14%
Silphium trifoliatum Whorled Rosin-Weed 0.35%
Solidago nemoralis Gray Goldenrod 8.31%
Symphyotrichum ericoides White Heath Aster 6.06%
Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth Blue Aster 7.96%
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain 5.77%
Total 100.00%
Shrubs
Amorpha canascens Lead Plant 100.00%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa Seed Oats 100.00%
Total 100.00%