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Most prairie grasses grow in compact clumps and have incredible root systems. Switchgrass roots can reach 12 feet below the ground with Big Bluestem and Indiangrass going down almost as far.

Prairie Frontier has 7 native prairie grass mixes available. By planting these prairie grasses you can bring back some of what the prairie looked like years ago. Prairie grasses can also provide food and shelter for birds and wildlife and many butterfly larvae use prairie grasses as a food source. Once established, prairie grasses are drought tolerant.



Short Prairie Grass Mix
The Short Prairie Grass Mix contains 2 species reaching a height of 2'-3'.
Planting rate = 18 lbs./acre
Available in:
1 Ounce covers 150 sq.ft. - $4.99
1/4 LB covers 600 sq. ft. - $8.99
1/2 Lb. covers 1,200 sq. ft. - $14.99
1 Lb. covers 2,400 sq. ft. - $24.99
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Little Bluestem (P) Schizachyrium scoparium
Sideoats Grama (P) Bouteloua curtipendula


Short Prairie Grass Mix Plus
The Short Prairie Grass Plus Mix has five species reaching a height of 2'-3'.
Planting rate = 15 lbs./acre
Available in:
1 Ounce covers 185 sq.ft. - $5.99
1/4 LB covers 750 sq. ft. - $10.99
1/2 Lb. covers 1,500 sq. ft. - $16.99
1 Lb. covers 3,000 sq. ft. - $29.99
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Little Bluestem (P) Schizachyrium scoparium
Sideoats Grama (P) Bouteloua curtipendula
Blue Grama Grass (P) Bouteloua gracillis
Prairie June Grass (P) Koeleria cristata
Prairie Dropseed (P) Spnrobolus heterolepis


Prairie Grass Mix
The Prairie Grass Mix contains five species reaching heights of 2'-6'.
Planting rate = 18 lbs./acre
Available in:
1 Ounce covers 150 sq.ft. - $4.99
1/4 LB covers 600 sq. ft. - $8.99
1/2 Lb. covers 1,200 sq. ft. - $14.99
1 Lb. covers 2,400 sq. ft. - $24.99
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Big Bluestem (P) Andropogon gerardi
Little Bluestem (P) Schizachyrium scoparium
Sideoats Grama (P) Bouteloua curtipendula
Switch Grass (P) Panicum virgatum
Indian Grass (P) Sorghastrum nutans

Prairie Grass Mix Plus
The Prairie Grass Mix Plus contains ten species reaching heights of 2'-6'.
Planting rate = 18 lbs./acre
Available in:
1 Ounce covers 150 sq.ft. - $5.49
1/4 LB covers 600 sq. ft. - $9.99
1/2 Lb. covers 1,200 sq. ft. - $15.99
1 Lb. covers 2,400 sq. ft. - $27.99
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Big Bluestem (P) Andropogon gerardi
Little Bluestem (P) Schizachyrium scoparium
Indian Grass (P) Sorghastrum nutans
Canada Wild Rye (P) Elymus canadensis
Sideoats Grama (P) Bouteloua curtipendula
Blue Grama (P) Bouteloua gracillis
Prairie June Grass (P) Koeleria cristata
Prairie Dropseed (P) Sporobolus heterolepis
Switch Grass (P) Panicum virgatum
Bottle Brush Grass (P) Hystrix patula

Tall Prairie Grass Mix
The Tall Prairie Grass Mix has three species reaching heights of 5'-6'.
Planting rate = 18 lbs./acre
Available in:
1 Ounce covers 150 sq.ft. - $3.99
1/4 LB covers 600 sq. ft. - $6.99
1/2 Lb. covers 1,200 sq. ft. - $12.99
1 Lb. covers 2,400 sq. ft. - $21.99
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Big Bluestem (P) Andropogon gerardi
Switch Grass (P) Panicum virgatum
Indian Grass (P) Sorghastrum nutans

Woodland Edge Prairie Grass Mix
A beautiful selection of 6 native grasses that will do well in some sun and partial shade conditions. These species will reach heights of 5' - 6'.
Planting rate = 18 lbs./acre
Available in:
1 Ounce covers 150 sq.ft. - $4.99
1/4 LB covers 600 sq. ft. - $8.99
1/2 Lb. covers 1,200 sq. ft. - $16.99
1 Lb. covers 2,400 sq. ft. - $24.99
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Big Bluestem (P) Andropogon gerardi
Switch Grass (P) Panicum virgatum
Indian Grass (P) Sorghastrum nutans
Virginia Wild Rye(P) Elymus virginicus
Canada Wild Rye(P) Elymus canadensis
Bottle Brush Grass(P) Hystrix patula

Wetland Detention Mix
The Wetland Detention Mix conntains 10 species and grows 2'-6'.
It enjoys full sun and can be used in moist or saturated soils.
It is flood tolerant but will do well in dry conditions.
Planting rate = 18 lbs./acre
Available in:
1 Ounce covers 150 sq.ft. - $4.99
1/4 LB covers 600 sq. ft. - $8.99
1/2 Lb. covers 1,200 sq. ft. - $14.99
1 Lb. covers 2,400 sq. ft. - $24.99
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Virginia Wild Rye(P) Elymus virginicus
Canada Wild Rye(P) Elymus canadensis
Indian Grass (P) Sorghastrum nutans
Switch Grass (P) Panicum virgatum
Big Bluestem (P) Andropogon gerardi
Prairie Cordgrass (P) Spartina pectinata
Fox Sedge (P) Carex vulpinoidea
Dark Green Bullrush (P) Scirpus atrovirens
Bottlebrush Sedge (P) Carex hystericina
Wool Grass (P) Scirpus cyperinus


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