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Aid for Rebuilding Stream Bank Buffer Zones 
Riparian Recovery Mix


Item #: 4506
Category: Native Seed Mixes
Habit: Annual & Perennial
Planting Rates: 
9 lbs per acre

Price:  
500 Sq Ft Dpak - $14
5,000 Sq Ft (1 lb bag) - $44
15,000 Sq Ft (3 lb bag) - $124
Price Break Over 10 lbs - $29 per lb

SOIL TYPE

SUNLIGHT

Soil Moisture

Sand Loam Clay Caliche  Full  Partial Dappled Shade
 X    X    X    X    X    X    X    X    medium 

weight range:

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Description

Ecosystem in a Bag of 38 native grass & wildflower species. Aid for Rebuilding Stream Bank Buffer Zones.

Texas alone is home to more than 3,700-streams & 15 major rivers. Totaling 191,000-miles, riparian areas are essential in storing and protecting water quality, preventing erosion, and providing nutrients and habitat for fish, fireflies and wildlife. Our actions can sustain healthy, vibrant natural riparian areas for all to enjoy now and in the future.

Often, the best thing you can do for stream banks is leave them alone. Heavy equipment compacts soil, making recovery difficult. Cleared, manicured turf lawns are extremely low stabilizer plant communities offering little soil protection or water filtration. After flooding, leave downed trees and drift in place where practical.

Native, deep-rooted, diverse plant communtities work together with big dead wood, limbs and debris to help dissipate floodwater energy, filter and trap sediment, and stabilize soil and plant recovery. Regeneration can occur naturally in riparian areas especially where there are existing healthy uplands in place. Download a free Managing Riparian Areas Booklet at RemarkableRiparian.org

Plants are not equal in providing stability, native plants make riparian areas function. Stability Ratings (see brown circles on left with SR number) according to ability to withstand erosive forces of water.

1 = bare ground
10 = anchored rock


6-7 minimum necessary for adequate bank stability. SR of individual plants is multiplied when in interconnected colonies.

also available 7 days a week:
King Feed Garden & Hardware
14210 Ranch Road 12 Wimberley, Texas
Please call 512-847-2618 to check inventory


Watch Video: Letting the River Heal Itself


Riparian areas make good habitat for Fireflies


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Contains:
  Eastern Gamagrass
  Prairie Wildrye
  Switchgrass
  Big Bluestem
  Virginia Wildrye
  Green Sprangletop
  Indiangrass
  Inland Seaoats
  Sideoats Grama
  Plains Bristlegrass
  Florida Paspalum
  Bushy Bluestem
  Sand Dropseed
  Cane Bluestem
  Texas Cupgrass
  White Tridens
  Alkali Sacaton
  Illinois Bundleflower
  Plains Coreopsis
  Black-Eyed Susan
  Cutleaf Daisy
  Partridge Pea
  Scarlet Sage
  Marsh Elder
  Maximilian Sunflower
  Lemon Mint
  Pink Evening Primrose
  Swamp Sunflower
  Rose Milkweed
  Frostweed
  Tall Goldenrod
  Giant Goldenrod
  Tall Aster
  Clasping Coneflower
  Cardinal Flower
  Button Bush
  Clammyweed
  Southwestern Bristlegrass
 

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