HIGH PLAINS/FOOTHILLS

for Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico at elevation range 4,500' - 7,000'
12-20 inches precipitation and summer rain
High Plains Foothills Wildflower Mix
seeding rate: 8oz per 1,000 sq.ft.
12 % Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mt. Penstemon)
12 % Ratibida columnifera (Prairie Coneflower)
10 % Dalea candida (White Prairie Clover)
10 % Dalea purpurea (Purple Prairie Clover)
10 % Helianthus annuus (Annual Sunflower)
10 % Liatris punctata (Dotted Gayfeather)
10 % Linum perenne lewisii (Blue Flax)
10 % Oxytropis sericea (Silky Locoweed)
5 % Rudbeckia hirta (Blackeyed Susan)
3 % Mirabilis multiflora (Wild Four O'Clock)
3 % Penstemon secundiflorus (Orchid Beardtongue)
2 % Hedysarum boreale (Northern Sweet Vetch)
1 % Macheranthera bigelovii (Purple Aster)
1 % Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)
1 % Aster laevis (Smooth Blue Aster)
High Plains/Foothills Grasses
seeding rate: 2 lbs per 1,000 sq.ft. or 25 lbs per acre
30 % Bouteloua curtipendula (Side Oats Grama)
20 % Pascopyrum smithii (Western Wheatgrass)
10 % Elymus trachycaulus (Slender Wheatgrass)
5 % Elymus elymoides (Bottlebrush Squirreltail)
5 % Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama)
5 % Achnatherum hymenoides (Indian Ricegrass)
5 % Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)
5 % Nassella viridula (Green Needlegrass)
5 % Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)
5 % Sorghastrum nutans (Yellow Indiangrass)
5 % Sporobolus cryptandrus (Sand Dropseed)
High Plains Foothills Economy Grasses
seeding rate: 2 lbs per 1,000 sq.ft. or 25 lbs per acre
30 % Pascopyrum smithii (Western Wheatgrass)
30 % Achnatherum hymenoides (Indian Ricegrass)
20 % Elymus trachycaulus (Slender Wheatgrass)
20 % Sporobolus cryptandrus (Sand Dropseed)
High Plains Foothills Meadow Mix
(A blend of 70% High Plains grasses and 30% High Plains wildflowers)
seeding rate: 1 pound per 1,000 sq.ft.