Midwestern Prairie Grass Erosion Control Mix with Wildflowers (DP2C)

$730.00/acre ♦ $100.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 96 lbs/acre with 82 native seeds/sq. ft.
68.7% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 31.3% Forbs

This mix is intended for slopes where rapid soil stabilization is required and where a native grass community is desired. The mix is designed for high visibility areas, by giving color to the Prairie Grass Erosion control Mix (DP2).  Like the DP2 mix, this mix contains a heavy component of temporary cover grasses.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 24.99%
Bouteloua curtipendula Side-Oats Grama 2.80%
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 19.80%
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 12.98%
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 28.32%
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 8.92%
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass 2.19%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Coreopsis lanceolata Sand Coreopsis 7.11%
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 1.85%
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 2.36%
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 6.94%
Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod 3.17%
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 15.22%
Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower 15.16%
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan 30.04%
Silphium integrifolium Rosin-Weed 0.54%
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster 6.29%
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain 11.32%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa
Seed Oats 27.40%
Lolium multiflorum
Annual Rye Grass 72.60%
Total 100.00%