Recommended salt tolerant mixes
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DESCRIPTION: Combination native and turf mix. Reaches a height of approximately 18 inches. For use inurban areas where conditions may be saline, droughty & generally poor soils. Oats to be substituted for Winter Wheat in spring plantings at a ratio of 1 to 1. RATE: 60 lbs/acre (67.2 kg/ha)
Common Name Scientific Name # Pounds Percentage
Grama Sideoats Bouteloua Curtipendula 4.80 8.00%
Grama Blue Bouteloua Graciis 3.60 6.00%
Prairie Clover Purple Dalea Purpureum 1.20 2.00%
Wildrye Canada Elymus Canadensis 2.40 4.00%
Wheat Grass Slender Elymus Trachycaulus 3.60 6.00%
Rye Grass Annual Lolium Talicum 4.80 8.00%
Wheat Winter Talicum Aestivum 15.60 26.00%
Bluegrass Canada PCA Compressa 7.20 12.00
Grass Alkali Puccinella Distans 9.60 16.00%
Bluestem Little Schizachyrium Scoparium 6.00 10.00%
Dropseed Sand Sporobolus Cryptandrus 1.20 2.00%X
Totals 60.00 100.00%
Pounds of cover crop to be bagged seperately (Tech Memo 04-09-ENV-02 78.00
Mixture 10B (western Tall Grass Prairie): Grasses are PLS Forbs & introduced are bulk, yellow tag when available. DESCRIPTION: Native mix. Reaches a height of 36 to 48 inches. For use in western Minnesota. Oats to be substituted for Winter Wheat in spring plantings at a ratio of 1 to 1. RATE: 30 lbs/acre (33 kg/ha)
Common Name Scientific Name # Pounds Percentage
Bluestem Big Andropogon Gerardi 1.80 6.00%
Grama Sideoats Bouteloua Curtipendula 2.40 8.00%
Wildrye Canada Elymus Canadensis 1.80 6.00%
Wheat Grass Slender Elymus Trachycaulus 1.20 4.00%
Wheat Grass Western Elytrigia SmithA 0.60 2.00%
Rye Grass Annual Lolium Talicum 3.00 10.00%
Wheat Winter Talicum Aestivum 10.20 34.00%
Forbes F-1 or F-2 N/A 1.50 5.00%
Switchgrass Wild Type Panicum Virgatum 0.30 1.00%
Bluestem Little Schizachyrium Scoparium 3.00 10.00%
Indian Grass Sorghastrum Nutans 3.00 10.00%
Needle Grass Green Stipa Viridula 1.20 4.00%
Totals 30.00 100.00%
Pounds of cover crop to be bagged seperately (Tech Memo 04-09-ENV-02 51.00

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