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Approximate mix weight 96 lbs/acre with 82 native seeds/sq. ft.
68.7% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 31.3% Forbs


This mix is intended for slopes where rapid soil stabilization is required and where a native grass community is desired. The mix is designed for high visibility areas, by giving color to the Prairie Grass Erosion control Mix (DP2).  Like the DP2 mix, this mix contains a heavy component of temporary cover grasses.


Scientific NameCommon NamePercent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes  
Andropogon gerardiiBig Bluestem24.99%
Bouteloua curtipendulaSide-Oats Grama2.80%
Elymus canadensisCanada Wild Rye19.80%
Elymus virginicusVirginia Wild Rye12.98%
Panicum virgatumSwitch Grass28.32%
Schizachyrium scopariumLittle Bluestem8.92%
Sorghastrum nutansIndian Grass2.19%
Total 100.00%
Coreopsis lanceolataSand Coreopsis7.11%
Echinacea purpureaPurple Coneflower1.85%
Heliopsis helianthoidesFalse Sunflower2.36%
Monarda fistulosaWild Bergamot6.94%
Oligoneuron rigidumStiff Goldenrod3.17%
Penstemon digitalisFoxglove Beardtongue15.22%
Ratibida pinnataYellow Coneflower15.16%
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan30.04%
Silphium integrifoliumRosin-Weed0.54%
Symphyotrichum novae-angliaeNew England Aster6.29%
Verbena strictaHoary Vervain11.32%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses  
Avena sativaSeed Oats27.40%
Lolium multiflorumAnnual Rye Grass72.60%
Total 100.00%

Midwestern Prairie Grass Erosion Control Mix with Wildflowers (DP2C)

  • 920
  • $125
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