Dry Detention Basin


$107.99 per PLS LB

PLS LBs

Switch Grass

For use in dry detention basin bottoms, dry to mesic rain gardens and bioswales.

Seed Mix: Dry Detention Basin Mix
Ozs./Acre: 262.80
Seeds/Sqft: 127.45
Cost per Acre: $1,774.39
Description: For the establishment of dry detention basin bottoms where water levels fluctuate regularly but drain within 48 hours. Soil levels should not remain saturated levels longer than 52 hours. Suitable for use in a wide variety of other BMP applications (raingardens, bioswales, etc.).
Type Botanical Name Common Name Seeds/Oz. Ozs./ Acre Seeds/Sqft
Grass Matrix
Grass Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem grass 8,188 6.40 1.20
Grass Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 4,258 32.00 3.13
Grass Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye 4,375 16.00 1.61
Grass Panicum virgatum Switch Grass 28,356 10.00 6.51
Grass Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass 8,516 6.40 1.25
Sedge Carex bebbii Bebbs Oval Sedge 100,000 2.00 4.59
Sedge Carex frankii Bristly Cattail Sedge 31,250 16.00 11.48
Sedge Carex vulpinoidea Brown Fox Sedge 125,000 2.00 5.74
Rush Juncus effusus Common Rush 281,000 1.00 6.45
Forbs
Forb Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed 4,540 4.00 0.42
Forb Zizia aurea Golden Alexander 12000 4.00 1.10
Forb Vernonia fasiculata Common Ironweed 21,875 3.00 1.51
Forb Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan 110,000 0.80 2.02
Forb Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 6,500 8.00 1.19
Forb Desmodium canadense Showy Tick Trefoil 4,500 14.00 1.45
Forb Coreopsis lanceolata Lance Leaf Coreopsis 12,500 11.00 3.16
Forb Coreopsis tinctoria Plains Coreopsis 87,500 1.00 2.01
Forb Cassia fasciculata Partridge Pea 3800 11.50 1.00
Forb Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 6,000 24.00 3.64
Forb Dalea purpureum Purple Prairie Clover 20,000 10.50 4.82
Forb Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake Master 8,000 19.20 3.53
Forb Rudbeckia subtomentosa Sweet black-eyed Susan 46,000 5.50 5.81
Forb Bidens aristosa Tickseed Sunflower 8,600 2.20 0.43
Forb Dalea Candida White Prairie Clover 26,250 9.60 5.79
Forb Ratibida pinnata Greyheaded Coneflower 25,250 29.00 16.81
Forb Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 78,000 6.30 11.28
Forb Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 115,000 7.40 19.54