Midwestern Wetland Basin Mix (WP4)

$1,430.00/acre ♦ $195.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 62 lb/acre with 211 native seeds/sq. ft.
71.0% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 29.0% Forbs

This mix is intended for sites where soil conditions are unstable and hydrologic conditions fluctuate irregularly. This mix is designed for application on sites with a high disturbance regime such as urban wetlands and detention basins that draw down frequently. This diverse mix contains a large percentage of salt-tolerant, native species adapted to irregular water level fluctuations associated with urban stormwater.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Bolboschoenus fluviatilis River Bulrush 0.06%
Carex frankii Frank’s Sedge 0.58%
Carex granularis Meadow Sedge 0.29%
Carex lurida Shallow Sedge 0.40%
Carex shortiana Short’s Sedge 0.41%
Carex stipata Stalk Grain Sedge 1.04%
Carex tribuloides Blunt Broom Sedge 3.55%
Carex vulpinoidea Fox Sedge 3.38%
Eleocharis palustris Creeping Spike Rush 8.68%
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 1.04%
Juncus effusus Soft Rush 13.93%
Juncus torreyi Torrey’s Rush 15.84%
Leersia oryzoides Rice Cut Grass 4.92%
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 0.86%
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Softstem Bulrush 6.31%
Scirpus atrovirens Dark Green Rush 8.35%
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass 26.02%
Scirpus pendulus Drooping Bulrush 4.34%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Alisma subcordatum Subcordate Water Plantain 24.40%
Asclepias incarnata Marsh Milkweed 0.38%
Bidens cernua Nodding Bur Marigold 5.96%
Eupatorium perfoliatum Common Boneset 2.55%
Helenium autumnale Common Sneezeweed 5.10%
Hibiscus moscheutos Marsh Rose Mallow 3.98%
Ludwigia alternifolia Bushy Seedbox 12.25%
Lycopus americanus American Bugleweed 4.88%
Mimulus ringens Alleghany Monkey Flower 14.36%
Penthorum sedoides Ditch Stonecrop 12.25%
Sagittaria latifolia Broad-Leaf Arrowhead 4.42%
Silphium perfoliatum Cup-Plant 0.12%
Sparganium eurycarpum Common Bur Reed 0.17%
Verbena hastata Blue Vervain 8.37%
Zizea aurea Golden Alexander 0.83%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Lolium Multiflorum
Annual Rye 63.89%
Avena sativa Seed Oats 36.11%
Total 100.00%