Wetland Native Seed Mix

Wetland Native Seed Mix

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What's a wetland? Simply put, wetlands are areas where the ground or soil is covered with water at different times of the year, including the active growing season. Seeding this mix in a wetland area will help increase not only plant diversity, but pollinators and other wildlife. Native plants will increase biodiversity in a wetland and create a more healthy ecosystem.

This mix was designed to be sown in wet areas, but it is best to not seed into standing water.

Contains the following species:

Grass and Grass like:

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye

Panicum (Dichanthelium) clandestinum - Deer-tongue Grass

Carex vulpinoidea - Brown Fox Sedge

Carex crinita - Fringed Sedge

Carex comosa - Bristly Sedge

Carex shortiana - Short's Sedge

Spartina pectinata - Prairie Cordgrass

Sparganium americanum - Eastern Bur-Reed

Sparganium eurycarpum - Broadfruit Bur-Reed

Carex hystercina - Porcupine Sedge

Carex lupuliformis - False Hop Sedge

Leersia oryzoides - Rice Cut Grass

Scirpus pendulus - Rufous Bulrush

Glyceria striata - Fowl Manna Grass

Scirpus acutus - Hard-stemmed Bulrush

Scirpus fluviatilis - River Bulrush

Juncus effusus - Common Rush

Juncus tenuis - Path Rush

Scirpus cyperinus - Woolgrass

Calamagrostis canadensis - Bluejoint Grass


Senna hebecarpa - Wild Senna

Bidens aristosa - Tickseed Sunflower

Verbena hastata- Blue Vervain

Polygonum pensylvanicum - Pinkweed/Smartweed

Rudbeckia laciniata - Green-headed Coneflower

Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed

Acorus americanus - Sweetflag

Eupatorium fistulosum - Hollow Joe Pye

Mimulus ringens - Monkey Flower

Angelica atropurpurea - Angelica

Lycopus americanus - Common Water Horehound

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium - Narrow Leaved Mountain Mint

Chelone glabra - Turtlehead

Lobelia siphilitica - Great Lobelia

Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower

Seed Info

PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 8

PLS = Pure Live Seed

Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is the product of total germination times purity.

Example: 96% Germination x 93% Purity = 89% PLS

All of our native warm season grasses and seed mixes are sold PLS.

Broadcast seeding is the process of sowing seed by hand. The seeds are sprinkled into the soil and can be lightly rake to ensure germination.

This mix of native grasses and wildflowers typically grows to a height of 3 to 7 feet. Please note that each site is unique and that several factors can affect overall height. These factors include sunlight, hydrology and overall soil health.

Product Details

Flower Color: Green, Brown, Pink, Blue, Yellow, Purple. Red

Height: 3 to 7 Feet

Light Requirements: At Least 4 to 6 Hours of Sunlight A Day

Soil Hydrology: Wet Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Small Mammals, Humans

Product Code: OPNWM01

Color Boosters

The native perennials in your mix do require some patience to establish, but for instant gratification consider adding any of these quick establishing annuals. They're perfect pollinator plants, too!

Tickseed Sunflower

Cover Crops and Seed Carriers

Do you need a cover crop?

Know where you sow! Add some Rice Hulls to your order!