MI SAFE - Pheasant & Monarch Recovery CP2, CP4D, CP33 (1% milkweed)


This mix is designed to meet the NEW "Southern Michigan Pheasant and Monarch Recovery CRP SAFE" program requirements for the CP2, CP4D and CP33 habitat practices.  It includes 4 species of native grass at 3.5 #s/ac, 17 species of native forbs totaling 2.0 #s/ac, 12 species rated high or very high for monarchs comprising 66% of the wildflower seeds , 2 milkweed species comprising 1% of wildflower seeds and includes multiple species per bloom period.  No one forb species is greater than 15% of the mix by weight or exceeds 6 seeds/ft2. 

Southern Michigan Pheasant & Monarch Recovery CRP SAFE (CP42) - 1%        
Common Name Scientific Name Seeds/# PLS #s PLS oz Equiv Seeds/ft2
Aster, New England Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 1,056,000 0.02 0.32 0.48
Bergamot, Wild (Prairie Beebalm) Monarda fistulosa 1,200,000 0.04 0.64 1.10
Coneflower, Grayheaded (Yellow) Ratibida pinnata 625,008 0.05 0.8 0.72
Coneflower, Purple Echinacea purpurea 105,600 0.15 2.4 0.36
Coreopsis, Lanceleaf (sand) Coreopsis lanceolata 320,000 0.25 4 1.84
Culvers Root Veronicastrum virginicum 12,000,000 0.003 0.048 0.83
Goldenrod, Stiff (Rigid) Solidago rigida 656,000 0.03 0.48 0.45
Leadplant Amorpha canescens 200,000 0.1 1.6 0.46
Milkweed, Butterfly (Butterflyweed) Asclepias tuberosa 70,000 0.05 0.8 0.08
Milkweed, Common Asclepias syraca 64,000 0.06 0.96 0.09
Partridge Pea Chamaecrista fasciculata 50,000 0.3 4.8 0.34
Prairie Clover, Purple Dalea purpureum 275,008 0.1 1.6 0.63
Sunflower, Annual Helianthus annuus 112,000 0.26 4.16 0.67
Sunflower, False (Oxeye) Heliopsis helianthoides 100,800 0.15 2.4 0.35
Sunflower, Maximillian Helianthus maximiliani 200,000 0.25 4 1.15
Susan, Black-eyed Rudbeckia hirta 1,500,000 0.174 2.784 5.99
Vervain, Hoary Verbena stricta 534,000 0.03 0.48 0.37
           
Bluestem, Big (tall) Andropogon gerardi 130,000 1 16 2.98
Bluestem, Little (Aldous, Itasca) (tall or short) Schizachyrium scoparium 225,000 0.7 11.2 3.62
Sideoats Grama (short) Bouteloua curtipendula 190,000 0.8 12.8 3.49
Indiangrass (Neb 54 or Tomahawk) (tall) Sorghastrum nutans 170,000 1 16 3.90
    Totals: 5.52 88.27 29.90
    Grass 3.5 56 13.99219
    Wildflower 2.017 32.272 15.90889

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  (380.0 acres available)