MONTANE SEED MIXES

for mixed conifer forest openings
elevation range 6,000' - 9,000'
15-30 inches precipitation and winter snow, summer rain
Montane Wildflowers
seeding rate: 8oz per 1,000 sq.ft.
16 % Linum perenne lewisii (Blue Flax)
16 % Cleome serrulata (Rocky Mt Beeplant)
16 % Gaillardia aristata (Perennial Blanketflower)
16 % Lupinus sericeus (Silky Lupine)
15.5 % Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mt Penstemon)
12 % Rudebckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)
5 % Erigeron speciosus (Aspen Daisy)
3 % Machaeranthera bigelovii (Purple Aster)
0.25 % Aquilegia coerulea (Blue Columbine)
0.25 % Penstemon glaber alpinus (Saw Sepal Penstemon)
Montane Grasses
seeding rate: 2 lbs per 1,000 sq.ft. or 25 lbs per acre.
25 % Elymus trachycaulus (Slender Wheatgrass)
25 % Elymus lanceolatus (Thickspike Wheatgrass)
20 % Bromus ciliatus (Fringed Brome)
10 % Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama)
10 % Festuca arizonica (Arizona Fescue)
6 % Sporobolus cryptandrus (Sand Dropseed)
2 % Koeleria macrantha (Junegrass)
2 % Poa fendleriana (Mutton Grass)
Montane Meadow Mix
(a blend of 70% Montane grasses and 30% Montane wildflowers)
seeding rate: 1 pound per 1,000 sq.ft.