HIGH DESERT SEED MIXES

for Colorado, Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico at elevation range 3,000' - 5,500'
8-12 inches precipitation and summer rain
High Desert Wildflowers
seeding rate: 8oz per 1,000 sq.ft.
14 % Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)
14 % Helianthus annuus (Annual Sunflower)
14 % Linum perenne lewisii (Blue Flax)
14 % Gaillarida pulchella (Indian Blanket)
12 % Cleome serrulata (Rocky Mt Bee Plant)
8 % Ratibida columnifera pulchra (Mexican Hat)
5 % Dalea candida (White Prairie Clover)
4 % Ratibida columnifera (Prairie Coneflower)
3 % Machaeranthera tanacetifolia (Tansy Aster)
3 % Penstemon palmeri (Palmer Penstemon)
3 % Sphaeralcea ambigua (Desert Globemallow)
2 % Stanleya pinnata (Prince's Plume)
2 % Mirabilis multiflora (Wild Four O'Clock)
2 % Thelesperma filifolium (Greenthread)
High Desert Grasses
seeding rate: 2 lbs per 1,000 sq.ft. or 25 lbs per acre
40 % Achnatherum hymenoides (Indian Ricegrass)
30 % Pascopyrum smithii (Western Wheatgrass)
10 % Sporobolus cryptandrus (Sand Dropseed)
5 % Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama)
5 % Pleuraphis jamesii (Galleta)
5 % Elymus elymoides (Bottlebrush Squirreltail)
4 % Sporobolus airoides (Alkali Sacaton)
1 % Heterostipa comata (Needle & Thread)
High Desert Meadow Mix
(a blend of 70% High Desert grasses and 30% High Desert wildflowers)
seeding rate: 1 pound per 1,000 sq.ft.