35-441 Mesic Prairie NW

Lbs/Acre 11.00

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Description

Replaces BWSR U1

35-441

Mesic Prairie Northwest

Common Name

Scientific Name

Rate (kg/ha)

Rate (lb/ac)

% of Mix (% by wt)

Seeds/ sq ft

big bluestem

Andropogon gerardii

1.12

1.00

9.08%

3.67

side-oats grama

Bouteloua curtipendula

1.35

1.20

10.89%

2.64

nodding wild rye

Elymus canadensis

1.12

1.00

9.09%

1.91

slender wheatgrass

Elymus trachycaulus

1.12

1.00

9.11%

2.54

porcupine grass

Hesperostipa spartea

0.47

0.42

3.82%

0.11

switchgrass

Panicum virgatum

0.20

0.18

1.59%

0.90

little bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

1.68

1.50

13.66%

8.28

Indian grass

Sorghastrum nutans

1.35

1.20

10.91%

5.29

Total Grasses

8.41

7.50

68.15%

25.33

Prairie Wild Onion

Allium stellatum

0.03

0.03

0.27%

0.12

Canada milk vetch

Astragalus canadensis

0.07

0.06

0.54%

0.37

white prairie clover

Dalea candida

0.07

0.06

0.55%

0.42

purple prairie clover

Dalea purpurea

0.10

0.09

0.83%

0.50

Canada tick trefoil

Desmodium canadense

0.09

0.08

0.77%

0.17

ox-eye

Heliopsis helianthoides

0.07

0.06

0.55%

0.14

rough blazing star

Liatris aspera

0.03

0.03

0.28%

0.18

great blazing star

Liatris pycnostachya

0.07

0.06

0.54%

0.24

wild bergamot

Monarda fistulosa

0.03

0.03

0.27%

0.77

stiff goldenrod

Oligoneuron rigidum

0.03

0.03

0.27%

0.45

Virginia mountain mint

pycnanthemum virginianum

0.04

0.04

0.34%

3.00

prairie coneflower

Ratibida columnifera

0.07

0.06

0.55%

0.93

black-eyed susan

Rudbeckia hirta

0.08

0.07

0.59%

2.20

heath aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides

0.01

0.01

0.14%

1.10

smooth aster

Symphyotrichum laeve

0.03

0.03

0.27%

0.61

blue vervain

Verbena hastata

0.10

0.09

0.77%

2.91

golden alexanders

Zizia aurea

0.19

0.17

1.56%

0.70

Total Forbs

1.12

1.00

9.09%

14.81

Oats

Avena sativa

2.80

2.50

22.76%

1.12

Total Cover Crop

2.80

2.50

22.76%

1.12

Totals:

12.33

11.00

100.00%

41.25

Purpose:

Regional mesic prairie reconstruction for wetland mitigation, ecological restoration, or conservation program plantings.

Planting Area:

Tallgrass Aspen Parklands Province, Red River Prairie Section, Hardwood Hills subsection of the MN & NE IA Morainal Section, may extend into the far western portions of the Laurentian Mixed Forest Province.  Mn/DOT Districts 2(west) & 4(north).

MANUFACTURED BY: Ramy Turf

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