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Short Stature Prairie Mix (DP3)

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 NameCommon NamePercent of Mix Category
Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes  
Bouteloua curtipendulaSide-Oats Grama14.21%
Carex bicknelliiBicknell’s Sedge1.22%
Elymus virginicusVirginia Wild Rye3.50%
Schizachyrium scopariumLittle Bluestem75.45%
Sporobolus heterolepisPrairie Dropseed5.61%
Total 100.00%
Allium cernuumNodding Pink Onion0.25%
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed0.40%
Asclepias tuberosaButterfly Milkweed0.47%
Coreopsis lanceolataSand Coreopsis3.97%
Coreopsis palmataPrairie Coreopsis0.30%
Dalea purpureumPurple Prairie Clover1.90%
Echinacea purpureaPurple Coneflower2.07%
Gentiana andrewsiiFringe-Top Bottle Gentian3.16%
Helianthus occidentalisFew-Leaf Sunflower0.32%
Lespedeza capitataRound-Headed Bushclover0.84%
Liatris asperaRough Blazing Star0.33%
Liatris scariosa nieuwlandiiSavanna Blazing Star0.28%
Lupinus perennisWild Blue Lupine0.12%
Oligoneuron riddelliiRiddell’s Goldenrod3.55%
Oligoneuron rigidumStiff Goldenrod3.55%
Parthenium integrifoliumWild Quinine1.08%
Penstemon digitalisFoxglove Beardtongue17.01%
Penstemon hirsutusHairy Beardtongue5.45%
Potentilla argutaTall Cinquefoil3.28%
Pycnanthemum verticillatumHairy Mountain Mint4.60%
Pycnanthemum virginianumCommon Mountain Mint9.35%
Rudbeckia fulgidaShowy Black-Eyed Susan1.54%
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-Eyed Susan16.78%
Solidago nemoralisGray Goldenrod6.83%
Symphyotrichum ericoidesWhite Heath Aster2.50%
Symphyotrichum laeveSmooth Blue Aster3.27%
Tradescantia ohiensisOhio Spiderwort0.96%
Verbena strictaHoary Vervain4.74%
Zizia aureaGolden Alexander1.10%
Total 100.00%
Temporary Cover Grasses  
Avena sativaSeed Oats100.00%
Total 100.00%
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  • Cost per Acre

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