Budget Prairie


$46.16 per PLS LB

PLS LBs

Indian Grass

An economical blend for establishing a prairie.

Seed Mix: Budget Prairie Mix
Ozs./Acre: 144
Seeds/Sqft: 43.64
Cost per Acre: $461.60
Description: Budget minded prarie mix for establishment of mixed prairie.
Type Botanical Name Common Name Seeds/Oz. Ozs./ Acre Seeds/Sqft
Grass Matrix
Grass Andropogon scoparius Little Bluestem 8,800 38.4 7.76
Grass Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 8,188 6.40 1.20
Grass Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass 8,516 6.40 1.25
Grass Bouteloua curtipendula Side-oats grama 9,375 6.40 1.38
Grass Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 4,375 6.40 0.64
Forb Astragalus canadensis Canadian Milkvetch 16,000 1.20 0.44
Forb Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan 110,000 0.80 2.02
Forb Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 6,500 5.00 0.75
Forb Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed 3,500 1.60 0.13
Forb Ratibida pinnata Grayheaded Coneflower 25,250 1.20 0.70
Forb Desmanthus illinoensis Illinois Bundleflower 4,888 12.00 1.35
Forb Ceropsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Coreopsis 12,500 12.00 3.44
Forb Cassia fasciculata Partridge Pea 3,800 6.40 0.56
Forb Coreopsis tinctoria Plains Coreopsis 87,500 0.80 1.61
Forb Amorpha canescens Lead Plant 17,000 2.20 0.86
Forb Dalea purpurea Purple Prairie Clover 20,000 8.00 3.67
Forb Silphium integrifolium Rosin Weed 4,000 0.80 0.07
Forb Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 6,600 12.00 1.82
Forb Desmodium canadense Showy Tick Trefoil 4,500 2.00 0.21
Forb Ratibida columnaris Upright Prairie Coneflower 42,000 12.00 11.57
Forb Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 115,000 0.80 2.11
Forb Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed 4,000 1.20 0.11