SHORTGRASS PRAIRIE SEED MIXES

for Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico
elevation range 3,000' - 5,500'
8-12 inches precipitation and summer rain
Shortgrass Prairie Wildflowers
seeding rate: 8oz per 1,000 sq.ft.
12 % Dalea purpurea (Purple Prairie Clover)
12 % Ratibida columnifera (Prairie Coneflower)
12 % Helianthus annuus (Annual Sunflower)
12 % Linum perenne lewisii (Blue Flax)
12 % Cleome serrulata (Rocky Mt Beeplant)
10 % Liatris punctata (Dotted Gayfeather)
10 % Thelesperma filifolium (Green Threadleaf)
6 % Penstemon angustifolius (Pagoda Penstemon)
5 % Ipomoea leptophylla (Bush Morning Glory)
4 % Mirabilis multiflora (Wild Four O'Clock)
2 % Lupinus pusillus (Dwarf Lupine)
2 % Penstemon secundiflorus (Sidebells Penstemon)
1 % Tradescantia occidentalis (Western Spiderwort)
Shortgrass Prairie Grasses
seeding rate: 2 lbs per 1,000 sq.ft. or 25 lbs per acre.
34 % Pascopyrum smithii (Western Wheatgrass)
32 % Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama)
30 % Buchloe dactyloides (Buffalograss)
4 % Sporobolus cryptandrus (Sand Dropseed)
Shortgrass Prairie Meadow Mix
(a blend of 70% Shortgrass Prairie Grasses and 30% Shortgrass Prairie Wildflowers)
seeding rate: 1 pound per 1,000 sq.ft.