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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 NameCommon NamePercent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes  
Andropogon gerardiiBig Bluestem16.99%
Bouteloua curtipendulaSide-Oats Grama8.54%
Elymus canadensisCanada Wild Rye18.47%
Panicum virgatumSwitch Grass10.48%
Schizachyrium scopariumLittle Bluestem13.60%
Sorghastrum nutansIndian Grass31.93%
Total 100.00%
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed0.38%
Coreopsis lanceolataSand Coreopsis7.64%
Echinacea purpureaPurple Coneflower1.99%
Heliopsis helianthoidesFalse Sunflower1.90%
Monarda fistulosaWild Bergamot7.45%
Oligoneuron rigidumStiff Goldenrod3.41%
Penstemon digitalisFoxglove Beardtongue16.34%
Ratibida pinnataYellow Coneflower12.21%
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-Eyed Susan32.25%
Silphium integrifoliumRosin-Weed0.58%
Symphyotrichum novae-angliaeNew England Aster6.75%
Verbena strictaHoary Vervain9.11%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses  
Avena sativaSeed Oats100.00%
Total 100.00%

Midwestern Basic Tallgrass Mesic Prairie Seed Mix (MP2)

  • 645
  • $90
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