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Approximate mix weight 62 lb/acre with 211 native seeds/sq. ft.
71.0% Grasses/Sedges/Rushes; 29.0% Forbs


This mix is intended for sites where soil conditions are unstable and hydrologic conditions fluctuate irregularly. This mix is designed for application on sites with a high disturbance regime such as urban wetlands and detention basins that draw down frequently. This diverse mix contains a large percentage of salt-tolerant, native species adapted to irregular water level fluctuations associated with urban stormwater.


Scientific NameCommon NamePercent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes  
Bolboschoenus fluviatilisRiver Bulrush0.06%
Carex frankiiFrank’s Sedge0.58%
Carex granularisMeadow Sedge0.29%
Carex luridaShallow Sedge0.40%
Carex shortianaShort’s Sedge0.41%
Carex stipataStalk Grain Sedge1.04%
Carex tribuloidesBlunt Broom Sedge3.55%
Carex vulpinoideaFox Sedge3.38%
Eleocharis palustrisCreeping Spike Rush8.68%
Elymus virginicusVirginia Wild Rye1.04%
Juncus effususSoft Rush13.93%
Juncus torreyiTorrey’s Rush15.84%
Leersia oryzoidesRice Cut Grass4.92%
Panicum virgatumSwitch Grass0.86%
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontaniSoftstem Bulrush6.31%
Scirpus atrovirensDark Green Rush8.35%
Scirpus cyperinusWoolgrass26.02%
Scirpus pendulusDrooping Bulrush4.34%
Total 100.00%
Alisma subcordatumSubcordate Water Plantain24.40%
Asclepias incarnataMarsh Milkweed0.38%
Bidens cernuaNodding Bur Marigold5.96%
Eupatorium perfoliatumCommon Boneset2.55%
Helenium autumnaleCommon Sneezeweed5.10%
Hibiscus moscheutosMarsh Rose Mallow3.98%
Ludwigia alternifoliaBushy Seedbox12.25%
Lycopus americanusAmerican Bugleweed4.88%
Mimulus ringensAlleghany Monkey Flower14.36%
Penthorum sedoidesDitch Stonecrop12.25%
Sagittaria latifoliaBroad-Leaf Arrowhead4.42%
Silphium perfoliatumCup-Plant0.12%
Sparganium eurycarpumCommon Bur Reed0.17%
Verbena hastataBlue Vervain8.37%
Zizea aureaGolden Alexander0.83%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses  
Lolium MultiflorumAnnual Rye63.89%
Avena sativaSeed Oats36.11%
Total 100.00%

Midwestern Wetland Basin Mix (WP4)

  • 1775
  • $240
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