IL Basic Pollinator 2019-20


This is the 2019 and 2020 IL Basic Pollinator Mix.  This mix of 33 regionally appropriate native grass and wildflower species meets and exceeds the USDA FSA / NRCS 327 standard for the CRP program CP42 pollinator practice and is appropriate for mesic to dry-mesic sites. This mix may also be used for 327 Pollinator Conservation Cover Inter-seeding projects at full rate for HEL (>5% slopes) sites.  Click on the pdf below to view species and rates in the Illinois Seed Calculator.  Updated January 2021.  

Includes (#s/ac): Golden Alexander (0.07), Heath Aster (0.008), New England Aster (0.01), Smooth Blue Aster (0.04), Foxglove Beardtongue (0.015), Wild Bergamot (0.04), Prairie Blazingstar (0.002), Grayheaded Coneflower (0.05), Purple Coneflower (0.25), Lanceleaf Coreopsis (0.15), Culver's Root (0.004), Gray Goldenrod (0.005), Stiff Goldenrod (0.02), Illinois Bundleflower (0.26), Wild White Indigo (0.01), Perennial Lupine (0.6), Canada Milkvetch (0.01), Butterfly Milkweed (0.031), Common Milkweed (0.031), Narrowleaf Mountain Mint (0.007), Partridge Pea (0.25), Purple Prairie Clover (0.2), White Prairie Clover (0.05), Ohio Spiderwort (0.001), Black-eyed Susan (0.063), Brown-eyed Susan (0.05), Hoary Vervain (0.035), Little Bluestem (0.35), Prairie Dropseed (0.008), Sand Dropseed (0.002), Composite Dropseed (0.025), Prairie Junegrass (0.021), Sideoats Grama (0.35), 


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