Savanna

Savanna

Description

For establishing an open savanna where mature trees are present with an open canopy providing ample light to the herbacous layer below.

Seed Mix: Savanna Mix
Ozs./Acre: 320.00
Seeds/Sqft: 98.62
Cost per Acre $2,026.00
Cost per PLS LB $101.30
Description: Diverse grass and forb seed blend to be used in Dry-mesic to Wet-mesic soils in full to part sun. Best used in conjunction with an already established stand of savanna trees. Can also be used as a mix along a wooded prairie edge provided there is adaqute light reaching the herbacous layer.
Type Botanical Name Common Name Seeds/Oz. Ozs./ Acre Seeds/Sqft
Grass Matrix
Grass Bouteloua curtipendula Side-oats Grama 9,375 32.00 6.89
Sedge Carex frankii Bristly Cattail Sedge 31,250 16.00 11.48
Grass Chasmanthium latifolium River Oats 3,969 32.00 2.92
Grass Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 4,258 48.00 4.69
Grass Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 4,375 48.00 4.82
Forbs
Forb Amorpha canescens Lead Plant 17,000 3.20 1.25
Forb Aster novae-angliae New England Aster 76,000 3.20 5.58
Forb Baptisia australis Blue Wild Indigo 1,600 6.40 0.24
Forb Baptisia leucantha White Wild Indigo 1,700 6.40 0.25
Forb Bidens aristosa Tickseed Sunflower 8,600 9.60 1.90
Forb Cassia fasciculata Partridge Pea 3,800 9.60 0.84
Forb Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf coreopsis 12,500 9.60 2.75
Forb Desmodium canadense Showy Tick Trefoil 4,500 6.40 0.66
Forb Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower 5,000 6.40 0.73
Forb Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 6,600 10.00 1.52
Forb Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake Master 8,000 6.40 1.18
Forb Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 6,500 9.60 1.43
Forb Lespedeza capitata Round-headed Lespedeza 10,000 7.60 1.74
Forb Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 78,000 6.40 11.46
Forb Parthenium integrifolium Wild Quinine 6,800 9.60 1.50
Forb Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beard Tongue 115,000 3.20 8.45
Forb Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Slender Mountain Mint 375,000 1.60 13.77
Forb Ratibida pinnata Grayheaded Coneflower 25,250 9.60 5.56
Forb Liatris pycnostachya Prairie Blazing Star 10,750 6.40 1.58
Forb Solidago rigida Stiff Goldenrod 46,000 3.20 3.38
Forb Tradescantia ohiensis Common Spiderwort 8,000 6.40 1.18
Forb Zizia aurea Golden Alexander 12,000 3.20 0.88