Native Seed: Grasses

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SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME
Agropyron smithii Western Wheatgrass FACU+ M-D
2′
Agropyron trachycaulum Slender Wheatgrass UPL WM-D
2′
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem FAC- WM-D
7′
Beckmannia syzigachne American Sloughgrass OBL W-WM
2′
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Grama UPL M-D
2′
Bouteloua gracilis Blue Grama UPL DM-D
1′
Bromus ciliatus Fringed Brome FACW W-WM
4′
Bromus kalmii Prairie Brome FAC WM-DM
3′
Bromus purgans Hairy Wood Chess FACU+ M-DM
4′
Buchloe dactyloides Buffalo Grass FACU- M-D
6"
Calamagrostis canadensis Blue Joint Grass OBL W-M
4′
Cinna arundinacea Wood Reed Grass FACW W-M
3′
Danthonia spicata Poverty Oats UPL DM-D
6"
Diarrhena obovata Beak Grass FACU WM-DM
2′
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye FAC- WM-D
4′
Elymus riparius Riverbank Wild Rye FACW WM-M
4′
Elymus villosus Silky Wild Rye FACU WM-DM
3′
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye FACW- W-M
4′
Festuca obtusa Nodding Fescue FACU+ M-D
2′
Glyceria canadensis Rattlesnake Grass OBL W-WM
3′
Glyceria grandis American Manna Grass OBL W-WM
5′
Glyceria striata Fowl Manna Grass OBL W-M
3′
Hystrix patula Bottlebrush Grass UPL M-DM
3′
Koeleria cristata June Grass UPL DM-D
2′
Leersia oryzoides Rice Cut Grass OBL W-WM
4′
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass FAC+ WM-D
4′
Poa palustris Fowl Bluegrass FACW+ W-WM
2′
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem FACU- M-D
3′
Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass FACU+ M-D
6′
Spartina pectinata Prairie Cord Grass FACW+ W-M
8′
Sporobolus aspera Rough Dropseed UPL DM-D
3′
Sporobolus cryptandrus Sand Dropseed FACU- DM-D
3′
Sporobolus heterolepsis Prairie Dropseed FACU- WM-D
3′
Stipa spartea Porcupine Grass UPL DM-D
4′
Stipa viridula Green Needle Grass UPL DM-D
3′

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WETLAND CODE:

OBL (Obligate Wetland) – Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands.

FACW (Facultative Wetland) – Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non-wetlands.

FAC (Facultative) – Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non-wetlands.

FACU (Facultative Upland) – Usually occurs in non-wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands.

UPL (Obligate Upland) – Occurs almost always under natural conditions in non-wetlands.

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SOIL MOISTURE:

W (Wet) – Saturated Soil

WM (Wet Mesic) – Seasonally Saturated Soil

M (Mesic) – Moderately Moist Soil

DM (Dry Mesic) – Well-Drained Soil

D (Dry) – Excessively Drained Soil

 

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