Midwestern Riparian Mix (WS2)

$1,200.00/acre ♦ $165.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 73 lb/acre with 76 native seeds/sq. ft.
53.7% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 46.3% Forbs

This mix is intended for application on areas of forested to non-forested floodplains, ditches, and stream banks. This mix contains species that tolerate sun and shade and are adapted to conditions of frequent, short duration flooding. This mix contains a heavy component of temporary cover grasses for rapid soil stabilization.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Carex frankii Frank’s Sedge 1.06%
Carex granularis Meadow Sedge 1.05%
Carex lupulina Hop Sedge 0.67%
Carex muskingumensis Muskingum Sedge 3.49%
Carex normalis Larger Straw Sedge 3.25%
Carex shortiana Short’s Sedge 1.51%
Cinna arundinacea Stout Wood Reedgrass 3.18%
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 11.15%
Elymus riparius Riverbank Wild Rye 1.96%
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 15.24%
Glyceria striata Fowl Manna Grass 8.69%
Leersia oryzoides Rice Cut Grass 14.40%
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 3.16%
Scirpus atrovirens Dark Green Rush 15.31%
Scirpus pendulus Drooping Bulrush 15.88%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Ageratina altissima White Snakeroot 3.07%
Asclepias incarnata Marsh Milkweed 0.97%
Bidens cernua Nodding Bur Marigold 7.74%
Eutrochium purpureum Purple Joe Pye Weed 5.94%
Helenium autumnale Common Sneezeweed 8.82%
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 1.29%
Mimulus ringens Alleghany Monkey Flower 55.82%
Rudbeckia laciniata Cut-Leaf Coneflower 3.03%
Rudbeckia triloba Brown-Eyed Susan 4.35%
Senna hebecarpa Wild Senna 0.29%
Silphium perfoliatum Cup-Plant 0.32%
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster 4.59%
Verbesina alternifolia Wingstem 2.34%
Zizea aurea Golden Alexander 1.44%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa
Seed Oats 22.03%
Lolium multiflorum
Annual Rye 77.97%
Total 100.00%