Midwestern Diverse Tall Grass Mesic Prairie Mix (MP1)

$1,620.00/acre ♦ $220.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 43 lb/acre with 79 native seeds/sq. ft.
41.3% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 58.7% Forbs

This mix is intended for sites where soil and hydrologic conditions are relatively stable. The mix is designed for sites with medium soil moisture regimes and full sun. The mix contains a high percentage of ‘conservative’ native species and is an excellent choice for a diverse prairie restoration.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 12.91%
Bouteloua curtipendula Side-Oats Grama 6.49%
Carex bicknellii Bicknell’s Sedge 1.67%
Carex brevior Plains Oval Sedge 1.94%
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 10.53%
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 5.31%
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 41.34%
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass 12.13%
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed 7.69%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Asclepias syracia Common Milkweed 0.60%
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed 0.47%
Baptisia alba White Wild Indigo 0.27%
Coreopsis lanceolata Sand Coreopsis 2.98%
Coreopsis tripteris Tall Coreopsis 1.78%
Dalea purpureum Purple Prairie Clover 1.90%
Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower 0.26%
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 1.03%
Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake Master 0.80%
Gentiana andrewsii Fringe-top Bottle Gentian 3.17%
Helianthus mollis Downy Sunflower 0.38%
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 0.66%
Lespedeza capitata Round-Headed Bushclover 1.26%
Liatris spicata Spiked Gayfeather 1.09%
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 3.88%
Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod 3.55%
Parthenium integrifolium Wild Quinine 1.08%
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beard Tongue 17.03%
Pycnanthemum virginianum Mountain Mint 9.36%
Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower 6.36%
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan 16.80%
Rudbeckia subtomentosa Sweet Black-eyed Susan 2.29%
Senna hebecarpa Wild Senna 0.15%
Silphium integrifolium Rosin Weed 0.30%
Silphium laciniatum Compass Plant 0.08%
Silphium terebinthinaceum Prairie Dock 0.11%
Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth Blue Aster 3.27%
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster 1.76%
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort 0.96%
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain 6.33%
Vernonia gigantea Tall Ironweed 1.29%
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver’s Root 7.64%
Zizia aurea Golden Alexanders 1.10%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa Seed Oats 100.00%
Total 100.00%