Planted Species Composition of KBS Scale-up Prairie Fields



This protocol has been taken off of the web and you should see for plant species and seeding rates.

Details the species that were planted on the KBS GLBRC Scale-Up plots restored prairie treatments.


Seeding Rate: 7 lbs per acre
5 lbs grasses, 2 lbs forbs

These species were planted on the KBS GLBRC Scale Up plots.

Latin_Name Common_Name Ounce/acre
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 8.00
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye 32.00
Panicum virgatum var. Southlow Switchgrass 8.00
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 16.00
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass 16.00
Asclepias syrica Common Milkweed 1.00
Asclepias tuberose Butterfly Milkweed 0.5
Aster azureus Sky Blue Aster 1.00
Cassia fasciculata Partridge Pea 4.00
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-leaf Coreopsis 2.0
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 4.00
Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake Master 3.00
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower 4.00
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot 1.0
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 1.0
Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower 3.00
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan 3.0
Rudbeckia triloba Brown-eyed Susan 2.5
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain 2.0

Date modified: Tuesday, Oct 24 2023



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