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Mix 234 - Northern Retention Basin Short Mix

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$170.70Per Pound


Source: Native
Growth: Perennial
Color: Mixed
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
MixNumber: 234
MixRegions: 1, 2, 6
Site Moisture: Wet Soil Moisture

Mix 234 (Northern Retention Basin Short Mix) is designed for retention basins with the environmental conditions of the northeastern tier states with 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: 9.10-12.20 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


Rattlesnake Grass Glyceria canadensis


Rice Cut Grass Leersia oryzoides 1.2
Red Top Panicum Panicum rigidulum 2.3
Yellowfruit Sedge Carex annectens 0.2
Cosmos Sedge Carex comosa 0.8
Nodding Sedge Carex crinita 0.6
Frank's Sedge Carex frankii 1.2
Hop Sedge Carex lupulina 0.75
Shallow Sedge Carex lurida 1.7
Blunt Broom Sedge Carex scoparia 0.4
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 0.7
Creeping Spike Rush Eleocharis palustris 0.25
Soft Rush Juncus effusus 0.2
Rufous Bulrush Scirpus pendulus 0.2
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.7
Nodding Bur Marigold Bidens cernua 0.3
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 0.3
Blue Flag Iris virginica 1.78
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica 0.05
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens 0.1
Ditch Stonecrop Penthorum sedoides 0.02
Pennsylvania Smartweed Polygonum pensylvanicum 1.45
Arrowhead Sagittaria latifolia 0.3

**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: $ 170.70
11-50 lbs: $ 7,681.50
1 oz: $ 14.94


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Mix 234 - Northern Retention Basin Short Mix

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