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Mix 218 - Northern Infiltration Basin Short Mix

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$156.05Per Pound


Source: Native
Growth: Perennial
Color: Mixed
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
MixNumber: 218
MixRegions: 1, 2, 6
Site Moisture: Dry to Wet Soil Moisture

Mix 218 (Northern Infiltration Basin Short Mix) is designed for infiltration basins with the environmental conditions of the northeastern tier states with dry to wet soils.  The amount of seeds per pound of each species in the mix has been calculated using the number of seeds per pound of each species factored by environmental parameters.  Those seeds are listed in the table below with weights of ounces per pound of seed mix.

Rate: 10.60-14.10 PLS pounds/acre

We recommend including a nurse crop for this mix.  For fall thru spring, we recommend 20 to 32 Pounds of OATS per acre or 2 to 4 Pounds of ANNUAL RYE per acre.  For summer, we recommend 6 to 8 Pounds of BROWN TOP MILLET per acre.

Common Name

Botanical Name


Virginia Wildrye Elymus virginicus 3.5
Rattlesnake Grass Glyceria canadensis 0.5
Deer Tongue Grass Panicum clandestinum 1.9
Red Top Panicum Panicum rigidulum 1.2
Cosmos Sedge Carex comosa 1.0
Hop Sedge Carex lupulina 1.0
Blunt Broom Sedge Carex scoparia 0.7
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 0.8
Creeping Spike Rush Eleocharis palustris 0.4
Torrey's Rush Juncus torreyi 0.2
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.6
Nodding Bur Marigold Bidens cernua 0.5
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 0.17
Seed Box Ludwigia alternifolia 0.13
Smooth Beardtongue Penstemon digitalis 0.23
Pennsylvania Smartweed Polygonum pensylvanicum 1.7
Virginia Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum 0.1
Virginia Meadow Beauty Rhexia virginica 0.17
Early Goldenrod Solidago juncea 0.3
Ohio Spiderwort Tradescantia ohiensis 1.0

**The composition of the mix shown above is subject to change without notice due to seed availability.  Substitutions are selected based on similar plant characteristics.  If the exact individual species are critical to your planting needs, please contact us to ensure that we can fill your request without substitution.**

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1 lb: $ 156.05
11-50 lbs: $ 7,022.25
1 oz: $ 13.66


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Mix 218 - Northern Infiltration Basin Short Mix

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