Midwestern Basic Tallgrass Mesic Prairie Seed Mix (MP2)

$525.00/acre ♦ $75.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 41 lb/acre with 49 native seeds/sq. ft.
50.7% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 49.3% Forbs

This mix is intended for sites with medium soil moisture regimes and full sun.  The mix contains aggressive, “non-conservative” native prairie species that are highly adaptable to a wide range of sites and is an excellent choice where budgetary constraints apply.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 16.99%
Bouteloua curtipendula Side-Oats Grama 8.54%
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 18.47%
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 10.48%
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 13.60%
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass 31.93%
Total 100.00%
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed 0.38%
Coreopsis lanceolata Sand Coreopsis 7.64%
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 1.99%
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 1.90%
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 7.45%
Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod 3.41%
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 16.34%
Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower 12.21%
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan 32.25%
Silphium integrifolium Rosin-Weed 0.58%
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster 6.75%
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain 9.11%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa Seed Oats 100.00%
Total 100.00%