MNL Pollinator Mix – Wet Mesic

Our most diverse seed mix to create native pollinator habitat in wet to medium moisture soils
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A wet-mesic version of our popular Pollinator Mix, well suited for medium-heavy soils. This mix was approved by the Xerces Society for pollinator habitat enhancement and restoration. Our most diverse mix, with over 25 species of wildflowers including 3 or more in each bloom season:  spring, summer, fall. 

Seed mixes in our 500, 1,000, 5,000, and 1/4 acre package sizes come with native grasses, wildflowers, cover crop, and a filler (for easier spreading) all pre-mixed. Orders in 1/2 acre or 1 acre+ sizes come with grasses, wildflowers, and cover crop bagged separately for drill seeding or broadcast seeding.

Species of cover crop seed will depend on the time of year the product is ordered – if you order ahead and have a delayed planting time in mind, please indicate planting season (spring, summer, fall, or winter) in a note at check out.

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Common NameScientific NameType of PlantBloom Season
Big BluestemAndropogon gerardiiGrass
Blue-Joint GrassCalamagrostis canadensisGrass
Virginia Wild RyeElymus virginicusGrass
Reed Manna GrassGlyceria grandisGrass
Fowl Manna GrassGlyceria striataGrass
SwitchgrassPanicum virgatumGrass
Indian GrassSorghastrum nutansGrass
Prairie Cord GrassSpartina pectinataGrass
Broom SedgeCarex scopariaSedge
Common Fox SedgeCarex stipataSedge
Fox SedgeCarex vulpinoideaSedge
Green BulrushScirpus atrovirensSedge
WoolgrassScirpus cyperinusSedge
Canada AnemoneAnemone canadensisForbSpring
Swamp MilkweedAsclepias incarnataForbSummer
Common MilkweedAsclepias syriacaForbSummer
FireweedChamerion angustifoliumForbSummer
Tall ThistleCirsium altissimumForbFall
Canada Tick TrefoilDesmodium canadenseForbSummer
Flat-topped AsterDoellingeria umbellataForbFall
BonesetEupatorium perfoliatumForbFall
Joe-Pye WeedEutrochium maculatumForbSummer
SneezeweedHelenium autumnaleForbFall
Maximillian's SunflowerHelianthus maximilianiForbFall
Blue Flag IrisIris versicolorForbSpring
Meadow Blazing StarLiatris ligulistylisForbSummer
Prairie Blazing StarLiatris pycnostachyaForbSummer
Great Blue LobeliaLobelia siphiliticaForbSummer
Winged LoosestrifeLythrum alatumForbSummer
Monkey FlowerMimulus RingensForbSummer
Wild BergamotMonarda fistulosaForbSummer
Marsh BetonyPedicularis lanceolataForbFall
Prairie PhloxPhlox pilosaForbSpring
Obedient PlantPhysostegia virginianaForbSummer
Mountain MintPycnanthemum virginianumForbSummer
Yellow ConeflowerRatibida pinnataForbSummer
Black Eyed SusanRudbeckia hirtaForbSummer
Cup PlantSilphium perfoliatumForbSummer
Riddell's GoldenrodSolidago riddelliiForbFall
Stiff GoldenrodSolidago rigidaForbFall
New England AsterSymphyotrichum novae-angliaeForbFall
Purple Meadow RueThalictrum dasycarpumForbSummer
Blue VervainVerbena hastataForbSummer
IronweedVernonia fasciculataForbSummer
Culver's RootVeronicastrum virginicumForbSummer
Golden AlexandersZizia aureaForbSpring

MNL Pollinator Mix – Wet Mesic

Seed mix contents likely to vary slightly throughout the growing season. Actual seed mix composition will be listed on seed tag at time of delivery.

MNL produces premium, local origin native seed.  All of our native seed is tested for noxious weeds and certified to be of local origin.  It is also tested for germination and purity, allowing us to sell it as “Pure Live Seed” (PLS).  This assures you are only paying for viable seed.