IL Basic Pollinator

This mix of 37 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327/420 standard for the CRP program CP42 pollinator practice and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites.  Click on the PDF below to view the species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator.  Updated 1/11/2024

Includes (#s/ac): Sideoats grama (local, vns) (0.25), Sedge, Fox (0.01), Sand lovegrass (0.01), Junegrass, Prairie (0.01), Bluestem, Little (VNS) (0.32), Dropseed, Tall Composite (Rough) (0.1), Leadplant (0.015), Milkvetch, Canada (0.01), Partridge Pea (0.26), Prairie Clover, White (0.05), Prairie Clover, Purple (0.2), Illinois Bundleflower (Prairie Mimosa) (0.26), Clover, Crimson (0.2), Milkweed, Common (0.031), Milkweed, Butterfly (Butterflyweed) (0.02), Indigo, Blue Wild (0.01), Aster, False (White Doll's Daisy) (0.01), Coreopsis, Lanceleaf (sand) (0.15), Coneflower, Purple (0.25), Sunflower, False (Oxeye) (0.1), Alum Root (0.002), Blazingstar, Marsh (Dense) (0.02), Bergamot, Wild (Prairie Beebalm) (0.04), Goldenrod, Stiff (Rigid) (0.02), Beardtongue, Foxglove (Smooth penstemon) (0.015), Cinquefoil, prairie (potentilla) (0.007), Mint, Narrowleaf Mountain (Slender) (0.007), Mint, Mountain (Common) (Virginia) (0.01), Coneflower, Grayheaded (Yellow) (0.05), Susan, Black-eyed (0.063), Susan, Brown-eyed (0.05), Goldenrod, Gray (Field) (Old Field) (0.005), Aster, Smooth Blue (0.01), Aster, Calico (0.003), Spiderwort, Ohio (Common) (0.01), Vervain, Hoary (0.03), Culver's Root (0.001), and Alexander, Golden (0.07).

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  (605.5 acres available)