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.
12 % Cleome serrulata (Rocky Mt Beeplant)
12 % Linum perenne lewisii (Blue Flax)
12 % Gaillardia aristata (Perennial Blanketflower)
12 % Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mt Penstemon)
10 % Dalea purpurea (Purple Prairie Clover)
10 % Lupinus sericeus (Silky Lupine)
5 % Rudebckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)
4 % Heliomeris multiflora (Showy Goldeneye)
2 % Aster laevis (Smooth Blue Aster)
2 % Erigeron speciosus (Aspen Daisy)
2 % Machaeranthera bigelovii (Purple Aster)
2 % Penstemon secundiflorus (Orchid Beardongue)
2 % Achillea millefolium occidentalis (Western Yarrow)
1 % Aquilegia coerulea (Blue Columbine)

Montane Grasses

25 % Elymus trachycaulus (Slender Wheatgrass)
25 % Pascopyrum smithii (Western Wheatgrass)
12 % Bromus ciliatus (Fringed Brome)
12 % Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama)
10 % Festuca arizonica (Arizona Fescue)
6 % Sporobolus cryptandrus (Sand Dropseed)
5 % Poa secunda (Sandberg Bluegrass)
2 % Koeleria macrantha (Junegrass)
2 % Elymus albicans (Mt Wheatgrass)
0.5 % Muhlenbergia montana (Mt Muhly)
0.5 % Poa fendleriana (Mutton Grass)
Montane Short Grasses
40 % Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama)
25 % Poa secunda (Sandberg Bluegrass)
20 % Koeleria macrantha (Junegrass)
14 % Festuca saximontana (Rocky Mt Fescue)
1 % Poa fendleriana (Mutton Grass)
Montane Erosion Control Grasses
45 % Bromus marginatus (Mt Brome)
45 % Elymus trachycaulus (Slender Wheatgrass)
10 % Pascopyrum smithii (Western Wheatgrass)
Montane Meadow Mix
(a blend of 70% Montane grasses and 30% Montane wildflowers)
seeding rate: 1 pound per 1,000 sq.ft.