Midwestern Forested Wetland Understory Mix (WS1)

$980.00/acre ♦ $135.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 39 lb/acre with 107 native seeds/sq. ft.
58.9% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 41.1% Forbs

This mix is intended for application on newly constructed forested wetland sites where a low profile, water tolerant vegetative cover is desired. The mix is designed to provide “vegetative mulch” in woody seedling plantings and to limit seedling competition for sunlight from undesirable weeds. The mix contains species suited for sites ranging from partial to full shade.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Carex crinita Fringed Sedge 2.34%
Carex frankii Frank’s Sedge 0.69%
Carex granularis Meadow Sedge 1.37%
Carex grayi Gray’s Sedge 0.09%
Carex lupilina Hop Sedge 0.44%
Carex lurida Shallow Sedge 0.48%
Carex muskingumensis Muskingum Sedge 2.28%
Carex normalis Larger Straw Sedge 2.12%
Carex shortiana Short’s Sedge 0.98%
Cinna arundinacea Stout Wood Reedgrass 2.07%
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 9.95%
Glyceria striata Fowl Manna Grass 5.67%
Juncus effusus Soft Rush 33.30%
Leersia oryzoides Rice Cut Grass 7.05%
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass 31.15%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Alisma subcordatum Subcordate Water Plantain 6.82%
Bidens cernua Nodding Bur Marigold 4.16%
Doellingeria umbellata Flat-Top White Aster 2.58%
Eutrochium purpureum Purple Joe Pye Weed 2.40%
Helenium autumnale Common Sneezeweed 7.12%
Iris virginica Blue Flag Iris 0.28%
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower 5.54%
Lobelia siphilitica Great Blue Lobelia 6.74%
Lycopus americanus American Bugleweed 3.41%
Mimulus ringens Monkey Flower 22.59%
Penthorum sedoides Ditch-Stonecrop 17.11%
Rudbeckia laciniata Cut-Leaf Coneflower 0.82%
Verbesina alternifolia Wingstem 1.89%
Vernonia gigantea Tall Ironweed 1.36%
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver’s Root 16.04%
Zizea aurea Golden Alexander 1.16%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa Seed Oats 100.00%
Total 100.00%