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Mix 226 - Northern Detention Basin Short Mix

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$147.43Per Pound


Source: Native
Growth: Perennial
Color: Mixed
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
MixNumber: 226
MixRegions: 1, 2, 6
Site Moisture: Medium to Wet Soil Moisture

Mix 226 (Northern Detention Basin Short Mix) is designed for detention basins with the environmental conditions of the northeastern tier states with medium 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: 8.00-10.60 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 2.2
Fowl Manna Grass Glyceria striata 0.2
Rice Cut Grass Leersia oryzoides 0.5
Fall Panicum Panicum anceps 1.2
Deer Tongue Grass Panicum clandestinum 0.9
Shallow Sedge Carex lurida 2.8
Blunt Broom Sedge Carex scoparia 0.8
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 0.8
Ovate Spike Rush Eleocharis ovata 0.9
Soft Rush Juncus effusus 0.35
Path Rush Juncus tenuis 0.35
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.6
Showy Tickseed Bidens aristosa 1.0
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum 0.2
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 0.2
Blue Flag Iris virginica 0.9
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica 0.08
Ditch Stonecrop Penthorum sedoides 0.03
Pennsylvania Smartweed Polygonum pensylvanicum 1.0
Hoary Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum incanum 0.1
Virginia Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum 0.09
Virginia Meadow Beauty Rhexia virginica 0.2
Arrowhead Sagittaria latifolia 0.6

**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: $ 147.43
11-50 lbs: $ 6,634.35
1 oz: $ 14.75


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Mix 226 - Northern Detention Basin Short Mix

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