Short Stature Prairie Mix (DP3)

$1,435.00/acre ♦ $195.00 per 1/10 acre
Approximate mix weight 45 lb/acre with 91 native seeds/sq. ft.
49.1% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 50.9% Forbs

This mix is intended for sites where a low growing prairie community is desired.  The species in this mix will average approximately 2 feet in height, with a maximum height of 4 feet.  This mix is designed for a highly visible landscape setting where the concern is for strong aesthetic appeal.  This mix contains a wide variety of species, some selecting for drier sandy/loamy soils while others that will establish well in clay.

Scientific Name Common Name Percent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
Bouteloua curtipendula Side-Oats Grama 14.21%
Carex bicknellii Bicknell’s Sedge 1.22%
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 3.50%
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 75.45%
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed 5.61%
Total 100.00%
Forbs
Allium cernuum Nodding Pink Onion 0.25%
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed 0.40%
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed 0.47%
Coreopsis lanceolata Sand Coreopsis 3.97%
Coreopsis palmata Prairie Coreopsis 0.30%
Dalea purpureum Purple Prairie Clover 1.90%
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 2.07%
Gentiana andrewsii Fringe-Top Bottle Gentian 3.16%
Helianthus occidentalis Few-Leaf Sunflower 0.32%
Lespedeza capitata Round-Headed Bushclover 0.84%
Liatris aspera Rough Blazing Star 0.33%
Liatris scariosa nieuwlandii Savanna Blazing Star 0.28%
Lupinus perennis Wild Blue Lupine 0.12%
Oligoneuron riddellii Riddell’s Goldenrod 3.55%
Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod 3.55%
Parthenium integrifolium Wild Quinine 1.08%
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 17.01%
Penstemon hirsutus Hairy Beardtongue 5.45%
Potentilla arguta Tall Cinquefoil 3.28%
Pycnanthemum verticillatum Hairy Mountain Mint 4.60%
Pycnanthemum virginianum Common Mountain Mint 9.35%
Rudbeckia fulgida Showy Black-Eyed Susan 1.54%
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan 16.78%
Solidago nemoralis Gray Goldenrod 6.83%
Symphyotrichum ericoides White Heath Aster 2.50%
Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth Blue Aster 3.27%
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort 0.96%
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain 4.74%
Zizia aurea Golden Alexander 1.10%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses
Avena sativa Seed Oats 100.00%
Total 100.00%