Midwestern Tall Grass Mesic Prairie Mix (MP3)

$1,030.00/acre ♦ $140.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 42 lb/acre with 63 native seeds/sq. ft.
41.3% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 58.7% Forbs

This mix is intended for sites with medium soil moisture regimes and full sun.  The mix is similar to our Midwestern Basic Tall Grass Prairie (MP2), but it contains a higher diversity of species, more seeds per square foot, and an increased forb to grass ratio.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 16.08%
Bouteloua curtipendula Side-Oats Grama 8.09%
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 17.49%
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 9.92%
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 25.75%
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass 22.67%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed 0.49%
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed 0.29%
Baptisia alba White Wild Indigo 0.22%
Coreopsis lanceolata Sand Coreopsis 4.94%
Coreopsis tripteris Tall Coreopsis 2.21%
Dalea purpureum Purple Prairie Clover 1.18%
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 1.28%
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 1.64%
Liatris spicata Spiked Gayfeather 0.68%
Lespedeza capitata Round-Head Bushclover 1.04%
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 7.23%
Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod 4.41%
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 10.57%
Pycnanthemum virginianum Mountain Mint 11.51%
Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower 10.53%
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan 20.85%
Senna hebecarpa Wild Senna 0.19%
Silphium integrifolium Rosin-Weed 0.38%
Silphium laciniatum Compass Plant 0.05%
Silphium terebinthinaceum Prairie Dock 0.07%
Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth Blue Aster 2.03%
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster 6.55%
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort 0.59%
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain 7.86%
Vernonia gigantea Tall Ironweed 3.21%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa Seed Oats 100.00%
Total 100.00%