Quick Links

Illinois Monarch Mayhem - Monarch EQIP

Monarch Mayhem mix details. Use for NRCS Monarch EQIP projects.  Meets 327 standard for Monarch plantings on Wet-Mesic to Dry Mesic soils. 

NRCS Monarch 327 Calculator Summary (Grass, Wildflowers, Total):
     * Species (2, 25, 27)
     * Pounds (0.7, 2.346, 3.046)
     * Seeds/ft2: (5.0, 15.1, 20.0)
     * 3% of Mix is Milkweed Seeds
     * 63% of Wildflower Component are Monarch Preferred

Grasses:        
Common Name Scientific Name Seeds/lb. PLS lb/ac Seeds/Sq.Ft.
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium 241,000 0.650 3.590
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis 1,200,000 0.050 1.370
TOTAL GRASSES     0.700  
         
Forbs:        
Common Name Scientific Name Seeds/Oz PLS oz/ac Seeds/Sq.Ft.
Alexanders, Golden Zizia aurea 11,000 1.120 0.280
Aster, Heath Symphyotrichum ericoides 200,000 0.080 0.360
Aster, New England Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 66,000 0.400 0.600
Aster, Smooth Blue Symphyotrichum laeve 55,000 0.304 0.380
Beardtongue, Foxglove Penstemon digitalis 130,000 0.272 0.810
Bergamot, Wild Monarda fistulosa 70,000 0.896 1.430
Blazing Star, Prairie Liatris pycnostachya 11,000 0.160 0.040
Bundleflower, Illinois Desmanthus illinoensis 3,750 5.808 0.500
Clover, Purple Prairie Dalea purpurea 17,188 2.560 1.010
Clover, White Prairie  Dalea candida 19,000 0.800 0.340
Coneflower, Grey-headed Ratibida pinnata 30,000 1.600 1.100
Coneflower, Purple Echinacea purperea 6,000 6.000 0.820
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum 800,000 0.088 1.610
Goldenrod, Showy Solidago speciosa 95,000 0.160 0.340
Goldenrod, Stiff Solidago rigida 41,000 0.640 0.600
Joe Pye Weed, Sweet Eutrochium purpureum 42,000 0.600 0.570
Milkweed, Butterfly Asclepias tuberosa 4,375 2.880 0.280
Milkweed, Common Asclepias syriaca 4,000 2.880 0.260
Milkweed, Showy Asclepias speciosa 4,500 0.496 0.050
Mountain Mint, Common Pycnanthemum virginianum 220,000 0.080 0.400
Mountain Mint, Slender Pycnanthemum tenuifolium 378,000 0.072 0.620
Pea, Partridge Chamaecrista fasciculata 2,700 8.000 0.490
Rosinweed Silphium integrifolium 1,200 0.160 0.000
Spiderwort, Common Tradescantia ohiensis 8,000 0.480 0.080
Susan, Black-eyed Rudbeckia hirta 92,000 1.000 2.110
TOTAL FORBS     37.536  

How many acres would you like to purchase?

  (229.0 acres available)