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...helpingpeoplerestoretheearthspring2014thegrassissueecOLOGicaLSOLUtiONSapracticalguide nativeaMericanSeed80072840432NaturebreedsresilienceProtectbiologicalandculturaldiversityandtherighttosaveandshareseedsTheLawoftheSeedwww.seedsource.comlawofseed.pdfOurharvestspreservethefullspectrumofnaturesexpressionevolvedoverthousandsofyears.Open-pollinatedUn-patentedNon-licensedNon-PPVPlantProtectedVarieesNon-GMOGenecallyModiedOrganisms nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com3WaterSURVIVALLocalnativeprairiessourceofancientlifeprovidepurewatersclearblueskiesfertileorganicearthLivingmapsofcomplexecosystemsarestillfoundinafewremainingprairies.ForaquartercenturynowlegendaryharvestsfromNativeAmericanSeedhavebeensownbydiversegroupsoflandownersandmanagersfarmersandranchersschoolteachersandgovernmentagenciesarchitectsandlandscapecontractorshomegardenersandenvironmentalrestorationists.Withaneyetowardwaterconservationnaturalhabitatsandlowmaintenanceinputs...peoplearediscoveringtheabsolutesimplicityofhownativeplantswork.Nativeseedsareadaptedtoextremeclimateconditionsandwillsurvive.Realitiesofincreasedwatershortagesandexponentiallandfragmentationcontinueasintensiveclimatechangebecomesthenewnorm.Butthelandstillawaitsyourhelpinghands...torestorenativelandscapesnotonlyfornaturessakebutalsoforyourown.Captureyourplaceinthesechallengingtimes.Theage-oldgestureofsowinggoodseedsuponthelandconnectsourmodernnomadismtolocalcommunity.Joininthestory.Eachofusisinuencinghowitturnsout.ValuableVulnerableVanishingAtdaybreakinthesoftsweetlightofearlymorningmistsaturatesthegrasses.Dropletsbecometinymirrorsthatreectamyriadofcolors.Manyhuesofbluedistinguishthebluestems.Forabriefhourtheprairieisawonderlandoflight.Betweenthenewgreenofspringandthebrightgoldofautumnourgrasslandssupportawonderfularrayofnativeplantsandanimalsprovidingcoverfoodandnestingmaterials.Theseprairieplantecosystemsareamongthemostimperiledonearth.byCarolynFannonphotocreditcoversp.1-23nativAmricaSdestablishd1988100nativeSeedSseep18StudieSShoWWhatWeveaLWaySKnoWnFromlatestreleasedmiracleturf...toarobotonMars.Purenativeseedstheirinherentlegendarygenetics...arecomplete...withstandingthetestoftimebyBillNeiman TheSeedsweofferarenativetotheregionsoncenterfoldmap.Diversegroupsofbusinessesgovernmentagenciesschoolsnonprofitorganizationslandmanagersandhomeownersareusingtheseseedstosolvecommonlandscapeproblems.WhatProblemsHereyoufindnopromotionofexoticplantsthatarefromMoroccoParaguayBrazilorEurope.KnowthatbermudagrassandAfricandaisyarefromtheothersideoftheplanet.CrimsoncloverbabysbreathcornpoppyanddamesrocketarefromEurope.Trainyoureyetorecognizetheexoticsandtheirconsequences.Theuseofexoticsmayrequirethatyouattempttocontroltheelements.Oftentheseexoticsgooutofcontrolandlackingbalanceintheirnewenvironmentmaytakeoverlargeareasoflandwhenplantedhere.TheWasteByplantingexoticsyourtimemoneyandenergymaybewasted.Activitiessuchasreplantingeachyearsprayingdangerouschemicalsworkinghoursordayseachweekonboringmaintenanceorworseyetcontinualwateringmayberequired.Allareunwisechoicesforourbudgetsthequalityofourwaterandourland.TheBenefitsWithsimpletruthsitspossibletomakeclearchoices.Nativeseedsbelonginyourlandscape.NativeplantsandgrassesworkforyouTheyrequirenoextrawateringonceestablished.Theyarenaturallydiseaseandbugresistant.Fertilizingnotrequired.Gruelingmaintenanceisunnecessary.Weguaranteeyouwillenjoythesebenefits.TheValueWhynotembracewhatremainsofournaturalworldTheopenprairiesandmeadowsthedeepwoods.Thewetmarshescreeksandrivers.Thedrydesertsandmountains.Valuenativevegetationasfoodandhabitatforotherlivingcreaturesaroundus.ChoicesAbouttheFutureAstimehasrunoutformanynativehabitatsconsiderleavingyourlandinbetterconditionthanyoufoundit.Makeinformedchoicesaboutthefutureofthelandberesponsibleandplantnativeseeds.YouhavethepowertomakeadifferenceBecomenativetoyourplace.Chooseapathofstewardshipandalifetimeofwonderandlearning.SensiblePeoplePh800-728-4043Fax800-728-39433791NUSHwy377JunctionTX76849NativeAmericanSeed2014Orderbefore11amwellshipsamedayNATIVEAMERICANSEEDMailOrderStationcallaheadtoscheduleaseedorderpick-upfarmtoursonlybyspecialarrangementduetotimeandsafetyconstraints.Unannounceddrop-inswillbechargedextrahandlingfeetopullorder. YoursatisfactionisimportanttousWewantyoutobetotallypleasedwithoureffortsandourproducts.GuaranteeIfyourorderhasbeendamagedinshippingcontactuswithintendaysofreceipt.Wewanttocorrectanyerrorsorclaimsquickly.NativeAmericanSeedstrivestoprovideyouwithseedsofthehighestqualitypossible.OurseedsaretestedbyindependentlaboratoriesutilizingstandardsapprovedbytheAssociationofOfficialSeedAnalysts.Wearecommittedtopreventingthespreadofinvasivespeciesandabidebystateseedlaws.Withthevarietyanduncertaintyofenvironmentalconditionswecannotguaranteetheestablishmentofplants.Beingoursolewarrantywemakenootherexpressedorimplied.Returnwithin10daysanyunopenedbagsofseednotacceptedundertheseterms.Thepurchasepriceoftheseedisthelimitofourliability.Pricesandavailabilityaresubjecttochange.Componentswithinourmixturesmayvaryslightlyduetoavailabilityespeciallyintimesofdroughtorflood.Thisworkismorethandifficultwhenconsideringtheissuessurroundingglobalclimatechange.Wearethankfulforyourunderstanding.Whentheseedtellsusitsreadywemoveintheequipment.Notasstraightforwardasitsoundsharvestingequipmentisdesignedforagriculturalcropsnotfordifferingsizesandshapesofwildflowerandgrassseeds.Wevespentyearsoftinkeringandriggingandinventingandadjustingtomakeitallwork.Thestoryisntoverwhentheharvestisin.Aftertheharvestisdryitisreadytobecleaned.Itissiftedthroughaseriesofscreensandblowerscarefullycalibratedtoseparateouttheseedswewantfromthehitchhikerswearedefinitelynotinterestedin.Thenwesenditofffortestingtobesurethattheseedsarehealthyandwillworkforyou.Throughdisappointmentsandfrustrationsofequipmentandweathertherearemorethanenoughrareandfinemomentstocompensate.WegettheopportunitytodotheworkweloveAndourgreatestpleasurescomeinknowingtheseseedsfindnewhomeswheretheycanbegintore-establishtheirbalanceinnature....andintimesliketheseitcanbehardtoknowwhattodo.Asalwayswearegratefultohavetheharmoniousrhythmsofnaturetoshapeourdays.Nowisthetimetoplantmanyofthegrassesandwildflowersthatarepartoftherainforestinourareaoftheplanet-theplainsandprairies.Thetimetoreaffirmourfaiththattherewillindeedbeafuture.Atimetoremindourselvesthateachofushastherightandtheresponsibilitytocreatelittlespotsofhealthonanailingplanet.Atimetodoourpartinthehopethatourchildrenandourchildrenschildrenmighthaveachancetoexperiencethejoysofwatchingtheearthwakeupfromalongwintersresttoflowerintoabeautifulspring.Timetoplantseedsforthefuturewww.seedsource.comatworkforyou247teLLiNGtHeStOrYWaterWildlifeSurvival.....3SensiblePeople.............48PublicPlacestoVisit......8GetridofBermudagrass.....10PlantingforPollinators.....12LarvalHostPlants.........14MonarchMigration.........16MarsAncientEnvironment...27DontLetLandWashAway..27ErosionControlonSlopes....38TipsforRockySlopes......42SeedGrantsTexasSchools..49WhereEco-SystemsMeet...50WhatisaNative..........52EcologicalFacePowder....80CommonAliens...........84ReferenceBooks..........94OrderForm................95HowtoGrowNativeSeeds..98taBLeOFcONteNtSGrasses..................54Wildflowers...............64EcoTourism..............62Shade-FriendlyCompanions29RainwaterHarvesting......36SeedingEquipment........40ErosionControlBlankets...36LiveRoots...............44Conservancy.............46Tools...................85CerealRyeGrain..........89GiftKits..................90GUidetOSeedmiXeSApachePlateau............35BlacklandPrairie...........26ButterflyRetreat............15Caddo...................35Caliche...................27CoastalPrairie..............25Comanche...............34DamSlope................38DeerResistant..............31Drainfield................39EasternSavannahGrass.....23HummersSingers.........15LadyBirdsLegacy........49Midway...................22NativeSunTurf............11NativeTexas..............33NativeTrail................32PlantinSpring-or-Fall........48PocketPrairie..............18PrairieStarter.............22ScorchedEarthRecovery....20Shade-FriendlyGrass........28Shade-FriendlyWildflower...28SoutheastRecovery.........21SustainableQuailDove.....30SustaintheMigrationKit....16Texas-OklahomaNativeRoadside33ThunderTurf...............11UpperSlopeWildflowers......39WaterSaverKit............6WesternRangeland.........23WetlandFringe.............39 6NativeamericaNSeed8007284043WaterSaverKittmGotwaterworriesMaketheshiftReplaceReduceLawn1000sqftThunderTurfSunPlantingBeds150-300sqftPlantinSpring-or-FallWildflowerMix200-450sqftPocketPrairieShadePlantingBedsalsogrowsinsun1PktShade-FriendlyWildflowerMix1PktPurpleConeflower1PktScarletSage1PktPinkEveningPrimrose1PktWinecupWaterSaverKitItem28641kit1642000sqftincludeswildfowersgrassesNativeplantsevolvedrighthere...overmillennia...withoutautomaticlawnsprinklersorbaggedpetro-fertilizers.nativesconservewaterChangeyourworldview.Scrapoutdatedlandscapeparadigms.CreateoutdoorlivingspaceEnoughseedforaveragehome.Containsmorethan12millionseeds.Thinkofthepossibilities. 78TOILETS5SHOWERS6CLOTHESWASHERS4LEAKS5SINKS2OTHER30IN-HOUSE70LANDSCAPEbreakwaterwastinghabitstogetherwecanstopusingupyourkidswaterinoutdatedbeliefssymbolizedbywealthcivilitycleanlinessfearanddominionofnature...alltiedtothelawnwaterMUNICIPAL 8NativeamericaNSeed8007284043BotanicalResearchInstituteofTexasFtWorthAssoonasyoustepoutofthecaryouareimmersedinnatives.Amodelforenvironmentalsustainabilitydesignedasaneducationaltoolforbothorganizationsandindividualcitizens.BRITlandscapeincludesnativeplantsvegetatedwallsbioswaleslivingroofretentionpondandmid-grassprairie.1700UniversityDriveFtWorthTX76107817.332.4441www.brit.orgvisitCommonsFordRanchMetropolitanParkAustinFeaturedonNews8CentralTexasGardenernationalPBSandinseveralnewspaperarticlesthissuccessful40-acrerestorationincludes70speciesofnativewildowerprairiegrasses.Prairiebirdsurveyshaveindicateda501increaseinthenumberofindividualbirdsfound.614N.CommonsFordRdAustinTX78733512.974.6700commonsfordpro.blogspot.comElisabetNeyMuseumAustinAn1892historichomeandstudioofartistElisabetNeywhosculptedlegendaryTexansamongthemStephenF.AustinandSamHouston.ThestudiobecameagatheringplaceforinuencialTexansdrawntoMissNeyandtothestimulatingdiscussionsofpoliticsartandphilosophythattookplacethere.304E44thStAustinTX78751512.458.2255www.austintexas.govdepartmentelisabet-ney-museumGeorgeW.BushPresidentialLibraryandMuseumDallasIfyouareintoraingardensslowingrunoffheresasuccessfulmodelinnorthTexas.OpenedtothepubliconMay12013thisinnovative15-acreparkislledwithnativeTexasprairiegrassesandwildowers.Collectedstormwaterandsurfacerunoffiscleansedandconveyedthroughgentlyslopingbioswales.FrontentrancehaslargeareaofThunderTurf.2943SMUBlvdDallasTX75205214.346.1650www.bushcenter.orgplan-your-visit OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com80072840439LadyBirdJohnsonWildowerCenterAustinWithamissiontoincreasethesustainableuseandconservationofnativewildowersplantsandlandscapesthecenterinspiresandofferseducationalprogramsthroughouttheyear.Talkface-to-facewithNativeAmericanSeedstaffduringtwonativeplantsalesApril11-13andOct10-122014.4801LaCrosseAveAustinTX78739512.232.0100www.wildower.orgvisitMissionReachEcosystemRestorationRecreationProjectSanAntonioAneightmilestretchoftheSanAntonioRiverbeingtransformedintoaqualityriparianwoodlandecosystem.Thisuniqueprojectreintroducesnativeplantsenhancesaquatichabitatandreconnectsculturalandhistoricalfeatures.AgoodstartingpointtoaccessthetrailisBlueStarBrewingCompany1414SAlamoStSanAntonioTX78210httpwww.sanantonioriver.orgmission_reachmission_reach.phpeducationSheldonLakeStateParkEnvironmentalLearningCenterHoustonGroupprogrammingbirdingwildlifenaturestudyhikingandshingforchildren.Wildscapegardensshowtechniquesusingnativeplantsandwildowersthatattractbirdsbutteriesandotherwildlifetoyourbackyard.JohnJacobObservationTowerallowsvisitorstoseeincredibleunobstructedpanoramasoftheparksrestoredprairie.15315BeaumontHwyHoustonTX77049281.456.2800tpwd.state.tx.usstate-parkssheldon-lakePhilHardbergerParkSavannahRestorationSanAntonioNaturaloasisintheheartofanurbanarea.13-acresavannahrestorationeffortfromjuniperwoodlandstoabundantnativegrassesandwildowerswithtreesinterspersed.Healthysavannahssupportdiverseinsectsbirdsreptilesandmammals.Goalistomonitorbenetsofthisrestorationonlocalwildlifepopulations.8400NWMilitaryHwySanAntonioTX78231210.207.3284www.philhardbergerpark.orgvisitprairierestorations nativeaMericanSeed800728404310ThunderTurf51afterdaysMargaret201210NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Nativegrassesprovideinterestcolorandmaintenancesavings.Nativelandscapesformstableandconservativeplantcommunities.Nativegrassesareeconomicalandecological.Theycangrowwherecommonlandscapeplantsfail.Nativeplantscanbeusedtosolvetoughproblemsevenonclayorcaliche.CutmaintenancetimeandcostsNOrepetitivemowingrequiredNOextrawateringonceestablishedNOfertilizerrequiredNOdiseasesorpestsNativeplantsworktogethertobuilddeeprootsaeratesubsoilreplenishorganicmatterincreasewaterabsorptionreduceerosionandimprovethehealthofyourland.Allow60daysofgrowthbeforefirstfrostforlateseasonplantings.erosionblanketsrecommendedseepage43preparedseedbed60daysBreaktheHabitofWastingWaterMowingItsYourLand.C.Schultis0 nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com11OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com11NATIVESUNTURFtmTHUNDERTURFtmThunderTurfSqFtAreaPoundsValueItem2865425sqft1.27lbs32Item28551700sqft5.1lbs125Item28563400sqft10.2lbs249Item28576800sqft20.5lbs499Item285817000sqft51.5lbs1251Item285927500sqft82.5lbs1999NativeSunTurfSqFtAreaPoundsValueItem2866425sqft1.25lbs28Item28501700sqft5lbs110Item28513400sqft10lbs219Item28526800sqft20lbs438Item285417000sqft50lbs1094Item285327500sqft80lbs174580Buffalograss20BlueGramabyweight82Buffalograss17BlueGrama1CurlyMesquiteGotBermudagrassStAugustineConvertingfromconventionallawngrassesrequiresspecialattention.Alienbermudagrassispersistentandinvasive.Itcanreproducefromseedsrunnersandrhizomes.Iftilledorchoppedandnotcompletelyremovedrunnersaggresivelytakerootandre-grow.Butwithequallyaggresivepersistancebermudagrassispossibletocompletelyremove.StAugustinesodismoreeasilyconvertedusingatomahawkseep85sodcutterorothermethods.Rakeupandremovesurfacerunners.lepersqflessthan7clepersqflessthan8cMr.SmartyPlantswww.wildower.orgexpertBermudagrassManagementGuidelineshttpwww.ipm.ucdavis.eduPMGPESTNOTESpn7453.html nativeaMericanSeed80072840431212NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Sometimeswetendtoforgetaboutthesmallerthingsinlifethatreallydomaketheworldgoround.Justasalltypesofwildlifehavesufferedfromtheincreasedfragmentationoflandthroughurbanizationsohavebeesbeetlesbutteries.Notlongagobeekeeperswouldaskfarmerstosetbeehivesnearcroplandsinexchangeforsomehoney.Nowfarmersarepayingbeekeeperstobringinhivesfortheircropssometimesfrommilesaway.About13rdoftheU.S.foodsupplydependsonpollinators.Thatdoesntincludeallthebackyardgardensandorchardsthatweplantforourownprivateuse.WhythedeclineinpollinatorsCoulditbetheincreaseduseofpesticidesorpossiblylightpollutiontothenightskyWhateverthereasonsmanyorganizationsareofferinghelpfulinformationandincentivesforpeopletoplantpollinatorhabitats.WhatdopollinatorslikePlantsthatproducenectarhabitatsheltersafetyfrompredators.Pollinatorsneednectarthroughoutmostoftheyearnotjustinspring.Plantingawidediversityofnativegrassesandwildowerswillbenetpollinators.Usepage13ofthiscatalogtocheckoffallthenewvisitorstoyournewButteryRetreatPLantingForPoLLinatorSNEWEnjoyresponsiblebeautythatbutterfliesbringtoanyoutdoorspaceWritteninanengagingnontechnicalstyleforanyonewhowantstoattractbutterfliestotheyardorgarden.Tipstomakeyourgardencaterpillar-andbutterfly-friendly.Gardenersofallskilllevelswillfindthisresourceaninvaluablesourceofguidanceandinspiration.35ButteryGardeningforTexasItem6063BOOKBYGEYATAAJILVSGIStronglyRecommendAttractingNativePollinatorsTheXercesSocietyGuideProtectingNorthAmericasBeesButterfliesItem606630 nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com13OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com13PhotographsbyStevenSchafersman2014WestTexasGardening.orgButterFLyretreatMixseepage15providesbestselectionofnectarproducingnativeplantswithlongcontinuousbloomtime.BloomsstartlatewinterwithWinecupandendsinlatefallwithGayfeather.25additionalnativewildowersbloomingthroughout.Fallisthetimetoplantwildowersforaspringsummerandfallpollinatorbuffet.SeedSource.comiscreatinganewdetailedlistofbutterymothnativehostplantsaswellasothernativeplantwildlifeconnections.Checkwebsiteoftenforupdates. 14NativeamericaNSeed8007284043LarvaLhoStPLantSCaterpillarsorlarvaeofbutteriesandmothsfeedonanarrowvarietyofplantspecies.Thedependencyonspecicfoodplantsalsoknownashostplantsthatarerapidlydissapearingfromthelandscapeisakeyfactorinthedeclineofmanywingedpopulations.ThankstothecarefulresearchbyourinternSamanthaNativeAmericanSeedisnowcollectingandcorrelatinglistsofwhichbutteriesandmothsareattractedtoanddependonourdiverseseedmixes.Formanybutteryspeciesfoodplantshavenotyetbeenidentiedandevenforthemostcommonbutteriesthereissometimesdisagreementovertheexactselectionofplantssuitabletothem.Adultfemalesnormallylaytheireggsonornearspecicfoodplantsbutonlywhenthosecoloniesaresufcientlyabundant.Thechoiceisunrelatedtonectarplantpreferencesofadultbutterieswhicharemuchlessstrict.Overtimewewillcontinuetoshareimportantcorrelationsbetweennativewildlifeandnativeplants.AmericanBasketowerPaintedLadyVanessacarduiAnnualWinecupGrayHairstreakStrymonmelinusCommonCheckeredSkipperPyrguscommunisStreakySkipperCelotednessusTropicalSkipperPyrgusoileusButteryWeedMonarchDanausplexippusQueenDanausgilippusMilkweedTussockMothEuchaetesegleGayfeatherGloriousFlowerMothSchiniagloriosaGreenthreadDaintySulphurNathalisioleIllinoisBundleowerHenrysElnIncisaliahenriciReakirtsBlueHemiargusisolaEasternTailedBlueEverescomyntasMarineBlueLeptotesmarinaIndianBlanketGaillardiaMothRhododipsamasoniPartridgePeaBlackWitchAscalpaodorataPurplePrairieCloverSouthernDogfaceZerenecesoniaDogfaceSulpherColiascesoniaReakirtsBlueEchinargusisolaMarineBlueLoetotesmarinaStandingCypressMorningGloryProminentSchizuraipomoeaeTallGoldenrodGoldenrodFlowerMothSchinianundinaTexasBluebonnetCloudedSulpherColiasphilodiceHenrysElnCallophryshenriciFrostedElnCallophrysirusEasternTailed-BlueCupidocomyntasWildIndigoDuskywingErynnisbaptisaeBellaMothUtetheisabellanativeLarvalhostPlatButteryorMotinButteryRetreatMixIndianBlanketMothRhododipsamasoniThesesmallredandorangemothsmouthpartsonlyworkwiththeIndianBlanketowerpartsifthemothhasitsheadfacedoutwardhenceblendingintothecolorpatternofthebloom.-1956Dr.Browersrstsignicantpublication.AmericanNaturalist90177-182.morebooksp.94-97 MorerewardingthananybirdfeederTexasBluebonnetIndianBlanketHuisacheDaisyLanceleafCoreopsisAmericanBasketowerPurpleConeowerGreenthreadLemonMintPurplePrairieCloverCutleafDaisyPartridgePeaIllinoisBundleowerWinecupTahokaDaisyStandingCypressFoxgloveGolden-WaveMaximilianSunowerPrairieVerbenaGayfeatherBlack-EyedSusanScarletSageButteryWeedTallGoldenrodSwampMilkweedCommonMilkweedMissouriPrimroseShowyMilkweedObedientPlantSeedingrate20lbsacreButterflyRetreatItem45011pkt320sqft14lb17500sqft44lb2000sqftHostapartyforbutterfliesatyourplaceSelectasunnyarea.Thesenativeannualsandperennialswilldotherest.NextspringyourButterflyRetreatwillinviteyourgueststofeastonnectarandcolorthroughouttheseason.Containsabeautifulmixofspeciesthatwillhostbutterfliesineachphaseoftheirlifecycle.PollinatorsfavoritecontinuousbloomButterFLyretreatMixtmPOLLiNatOrSFavOriteGreenthreadBushSunflowerPartridgePeaPurpleConeflowerCutleafDaisyLemonMintIllinoisBundleflowerFoxglovePurplePrairieCloverWhiteGauraWinecupAnnualWinecupPinkEveningPrimroseAmericanBasketflowerStandingCypresspicturedGayfeatherScarletSageBlack-EyedSusanButterflyWeedMaximilianSunflowerClaspingConeflowerAfterover20yearsofgatheringseedsandstudyingnaturewevefoundourwingedfriendsappreciatethediversityinthismix.Songbirdsandhummingbirdsusetheseplantsasafoodsourcenestingmaterialsandcover.Selectasunnyspace.Openthewindowintothefascinatingworldofbirds.Seedingrate20lbsacreHummersSingersItem45031pkt320sqft14lb17500sqft44lb2000sqfthuMMerSSingerSMixtmNEWHUmmiNGBirdBOOKP.94OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com15HowluckymonarchsaretohaveNativeAmericanSeedfarmasastopontheirmigratoryroute-Dr.LincolnBrower nativeaMericanSeed800728404316netwt100mg.SwampMilkweedNativeMilkweed-AsclepiasincarnataWaterConservationResponsibleBeautyWildlifeHabitatnetwt100mg.ShowyMilkweedNativeMilkweed-AsclepiasspeciosaWaterConservationResponsibleBeautyWildlifeHabitatnetwt100mg.CommonMilkweedNativeMilkweed-AsclepiassyriacaWaterConservationResponsibleBeautyWildlifeHabitatnetwt100mg.ButterflyWeedNativeMilkweed-AsclepiastuberosaWaterConservationResponsibleBeautyWildlifeHabitatStep-by-StepPlantingInstructionsIncludedantEloPEhornsAsclepiasasperulaButtErflymilkwEEdAsclepiastuberosacommonmilkwEEdAsclepiassyriacaGrEEnmilkwEEdAsclepiasviridisshowymilkwEEdAsclepiasspeciosaswamPmilkwEEdAsclepiasincarnataVermiculiteincludedcold-stratificationenhancesvigorousseedgerminationSustaintheMigrationKitItem708239kitSuStaintheMigrationKittmEverythingneededforsuccess.Coldstratificationisanaturalprocessthatoccurswhenseedslaydormantonthegroundoverwinter.Youcansimulatethisprocessquicklyinyourrefrigeratorwiththiskit.NativemilkweedsprovidehostfoliageforMonarcheggsandcaterpillars.Thesespeciesarealsoimportanttonumerousotherinvertebratesandpollinators.Kitincludes6packets10seedseachhorticulturalvermiculitemediumsterilenon-latexglovesandcompleteinstructions.Plantseedsabout1ftapart.Faithinseedallowsalifeoflearningandenjoyment.MilkweedCorridorNeeded6tYPeSofNativemiLKWeedSlimitedsupply16NativeamericaNSeed8007284043YoubecomeanintegralparthelpsafeguardthefutureoftheMonarchbutterfyanditsamazingmigration nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com1717MonarchMigrationMilkweedCorridorNeededNativeAmericanSeedpartnerswithTheXercesSocietysupportfrompeoplelikeyou...workingtogethertoprotectMonarchmigrationsMilkweedMonarchsMorebookbyReaOberhauserQuinnItem605917StronglyRecommendTheAmazingMonarchvividfull-colorphotosinhardbound11x15bookbyWindleTurleyItem606239Winteringgroundswereunknowntooutsidersuntil1975.TheAmazingMonarchcapturesasetoftrulystunningpictures.PhotobyWindleTurleyEpochMonarchButterflyMigrationsspan4-generationstravelingfromoneoverwinteringregioninMexicotoCanada...andback.Nosingleindividualmakestheentiretrip.Alongthewaymonarchslayeggsonlyonnativemilkweeds.Larvaehatchin4daysandfeedonlyonmilkweedforaboutthreeweeksbeforecontinuingonthemigrationinsearchofmatesandnectar.Dramatic2014overwinteringpopulationplungemeasuredinMexico.Steadydeclineblamedonloggingdevastatingclimateeventssuchassevere2011droughtinTexas.NowclearlyindustrialagricultureinU.S.cornbeltlargelyresponsibletosatisfyFed-mandatedcornbasedethanolproductionforbiofuel.MainculpritsareherbicidesappliedtogeneticallymodifiedcornandsoybeansuchasthosefromMonsantosRoundupReadyseeds.EffortstoprotecttheMonarchButterflyandbolsteritsmigrationareunderway.Weareapproachinglastcalltohelpstrengthentheweboflife.StronglyRecommendAttractingNativePollinatorsTheXercesSocietyGuideProtectingNorthAmericasBeesButterfliesItem606630CORNBELTNATIVEAMERICANSEEDFARMJUNCTIONWHEREECOSYSTEMSMEET Pocketprairiesaresmallwildlifeandinsectrefuges.Seedbanksforthefuture.Addedtourbanlandscapesnativepocketprairiesincreasediversityofsongbirdsbeesbutteriesandnativewildlife.Perfectinareaswherenaturalhabitatislimited.PocketPrairieItem1811covers200-450sqft4.6oz.29eachAmericanBasketowerBlack-EyedSusanBlueGramaBuffalograssBushSunowerCaneBluestemClaspingConeowerCutleafDaisyGayfeatherGolden-WaveGreenSprangletopGreenthreadHuisacheDaisyIndianBlanketPaintbrushLanceleafCoreopsisLazyDaisyLemonMintLittleBluestemMaximilianSunowerMexicanHatMissouriPrimrosePlainsCoreopsisPurpleConeowerPurplePrairieCloverPrairieConeowerPrairieWildryeStandingCypressTexasBluebonnetTexasCupgrassSandLovegrassSideoatsGramaVirginiaWildryeWhiteTridensBecomenativetoyourplace.18pocketprairieDistantancientenvironmentsappearclosertohomeNASAPhototakenJanuary302014byrobotnamedCuriosity.MARSScienceLabratoryProjectStudieSShoWWhatWeveaLWaySKnoWnFromlatestreleasedmiracleturf...toarobotonMars.Purenativeseedstheirinherentlegendarygenetics...arecomplete...withstandingthetestoftime 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ScorchedearthrecoveryMixtmHelpjumpstartthehealingofyourlandafterstrickenbydroughtwildfirecedarandright-of-wayclearing.Adiversityofnativewarmseasoncoolseasonannualsperennialswildflowersandnativegrassesisusefulinreducingerosionandprovidingwildlifehabitat.Becauseofthelargevarietyofnativespeciesthismixcanbeplantedinspringorfall.Seedingratesarecalculatedtoprovide35liveseedspersquarefoot.Afterheavyrainssoilerosionmayproducedevastatinglongtermimpactstoriverbasinsandthesustainabilityofthelandresource.AssembledtoaddresssteeprockyhillswestofIH35.NativeGrassesArizonaCottontopBuffalograssCaneBluestemCurlyMesquiteGreenSprangletopHallsPanicumHoodedWindmillGrassIndiangrassLittleBluestemPlainsBristlegrassPrairieWildryePurpleThreeAwnRedGramaRedThreeAwnSandDropseedSandLovegrassSideoatsGramaSwitchgrassTallDropseedTexasCupgrassTexasPanicumTexasWintergrassVirginaWildryeWhiteTridensSlimTridensNativeForbsCommonSunowerCutleafDaisyGayfeatherHuisacheDaisyIllinoisBundleowerIndianBlanketLemonMintPlainsCoreopsisPrairieVerbenaPurplePrairieCloverTexasBluebonnetTexasYellowStarWhitePrairieCloverGreyGoldAsterScorchedEarthRecoveryMixItem1816Seedingrate9lbsacreD-Pak930lb200sqft4800sqftLANDSINNEEDpipelinestransmissinright--waedarlearingdrughtwildfre39speciesEcoSysteminaBagTMAidinreducingerosionandrecoveringlandoncecoveredinjunipercedarmesquite20NativeamericaNSeed8007284043REcovERyofthelandDroughtwilDfireclearingright-of-ways SoutheaStrecoveryMixtmSoutheastRecoveryMixItem1817Seedingrate5lbsacreD-Pak933lb200sqft8700sqftNativeseedmixtureforsandyneutraltoslightlyacidsoilsrecentlyimpactedbywildresanddroughtintheBastropLostPinesOakwoodsPrairiePineywoodsandGulfCoastPrairieeco-regions.Speciesinclude58prairiegrassesandwildowersknowntothriveinsandyareaseastofIH35.NativeGrassesLittleBluestemnativeBastropColoradoCountiesBigBluestemBroomsedgeBluestemBalsamscaleBrownseedPaspalumBushyBluestemCaneBluestemFloridaPaspalumGreenSprangletopHairawnMuhlygrassIndiangrassKnotrootBristlegrassLongspikeTridensPrairieWildryePurpletopRedLovegrassSandDropseedSandLovegrassSideoatsGramaSlimTridensSplitbeardBluestemSwitchgrassTallDropseedTexasCupgrassThree-AwnVirginiaWildryeNativeForbsAmericanAloeBlack-EyedSusanClaspingConeowerCommonSunowerCrotonCutleafDaisyEpazoteGayfeatherGiantConeowerGumweedIllinoisBundleowerIndianBlanketLanceleafCoreopsisLemonMintMarshElderPartridgePeaPlainsCoreopsisPrairieAgalinisPrairieVerbenaPurplePrairieCloverRagweedAnnualRattlesnakeMasterRoughButtonweedSmartweedTallGoldenrodTexasBluebonnetTexasYellowStarVervainMaximilianSunowerWhitePrairieClover58speciesEcoSysteminaBagTM21beforeandafterphotosSoutheastRecoveryMixbyTomHauslerBastropRecovery2012Helpjumpstarthealingofyourland 22NativeamericaNSeed8007284043WhiteTridensHallsPanicumCurlyMesquiteCaneBluestemSonoraSideoatsGramaPurpleThreeawnSlimTridensSkeletonPlantHoodedWindmillGrassTexasPanicumRedGramaBlueGramaBuffalograssTexasCupgrassGreenSprangletopSandDropseedMidWayMixtmMidwaybetweentheEdwardsPlateauandtheTransPecos.MidwaybetweenthetallgrassprairieandtheChihuahuandesert.Thereliesanoaksavanaintransition.MidwayMixcontainsspecieswelladaptedtotheChihuahuandesertclimates.Thesehardydroughttolerantspeciesaresurvivorsforthewarmeranddrierfutureclimates.TheMidwayMixalsocontainsrst-rungspeciesontheearly-successionalladderthatareusefulinrebuildingtheEdwardsPlateauandtheRollingPlains.Shortgrassesmakesmoothtransitionsbacktoproductivetallgrasseswithadequaterainfallwhilekeepingthegroundcoveredimportanttothoseconcernedwiththespreadofinvasivespecies.Theseshortgrassesalsohavedeeprootsimportanttothoseconcernedwithwaterqualityandquantityissues.Lessthan150yearsagothegreatNorthAmericanprairiestretchedfromMexicotoCanada.Duringthepastveorsixgenerations99oftheprairiehasbeenconsumedby1grazing2farmingand3urbanization.Thesethreemajorinuencesontheprairieareintertwined.Allclassesoflivestockndnativeprairiegrassestobehighlypalatable.Farmersenjoyedthebenetoffertileprairiesoils.Ultimatelyourcitiesandroadsystemshavecenteredonthebestprairieland.Todaylessthan.004ofthetallgrassprairieremainsinTexasthelargestprairiestateleadingthenationinnumberofacreslosttolandfragmentation.Weknowthenativepeoplebeforeuswholivedonthelandwecallhomehad445generationsofexperiencelivinghere.Itisthegrassformingthefoundationonwhichlifedependsthatgivesuspurecleanwatersclearblueskiesandfertileorganicsoils.YoucanplantthesenativeseedsanddiscoverforyourselfthebenetsofprairiePrairieStartertmnativetallgrassmixTexasNatureConservancyClymerMeadowMidwayMixItem2804Seedingrate10lbsacreHeight6-18inchesD-Pak939lb200sqft4300sqftPrairieStarterMixItem2021Seedingrate8lbsacreHeight1-5feetD-Pak921.95lb200sqft5400sqftBuffalograssGreenSprangletopSandLovegrassSideoatsGramaSandDropseedLittleBluestemBigBluestemSwitchgrassEasternGamagrassIndiangrassPrairieWildryeBlueGramaPriceBreaks10-49lbs21.45lb50lbs20.95lb Thoughitistrue...muchcanbesaidtohavebeenlost...wecanrebuildhealthygrasslandsbystartingrighthere.Themeldingofmeadowsandprairiesamongstthewoodedareasisknownasasavannah.Thegrassescanreturnustosustainability...byofferingtheirstrongesttraitsofbeingthesurvivorsduringtimesofdrought.ThriveseastofI-35totheAtlanticOcean.FormorediversityaddCaddoMixpage35inthefallafterthegrassesgetahold.Wildowerswillbloomthenextspring.Finallyadiversenativeandexceptionallydroughttolerantblendofthetoughestgrasses.PerfectlysuitedfortheharshconditionsthatcanprevailfromGodscountry...Trans-PecosChihuahuanDesert...onwestwardtotheCochiseandSonoranDeserteco-regions.Eachofusisobligedtodowhatwecantoconserveandcreatewaterandwildlifehabitat.Puttinggrasstheearthslivingskinbackwhereitbelongswillaccomplishtheseimportanttasksforthefuture.eaSternSavannahMixtmREGIoNALMIXESWeSternrangeLandMixtmBigBluestemBushyBluestemIndiangrassEasternGamagrassLittleBluestemPrairieWildryeVirginiaWildryeSideoatsGramaSwitchgrassPurpletopSandDropseedSandLovegrassBroomsedgeBluestemBlueGramaBuffalograssBlackGramaGalletaCurlyMesquiteLittleBluestemPrairieWildryeHallsPanicumPurpleThreeAwnSandDropseedGreenSprangletopCaneBluestemSonoraSideoatsGramaPlainsBristlegrassWesternWheatgrassAlkaliSacatonIndiangrassBlueGramaCaneBluestemBuffalograssBushyBluestemEasternGamagrassOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com23EasternSavannahGrassMixItem2805Seedingrate6lbsacreHeight3-5feetD-Pak929lb200sqft7200sqftWesternRangelandGrassMixItem2806Seedingrate7lbsacreHeight1-3feetD-Pak929lb200sqft6200sqft 24NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Largequantitiesofdiversenativeseedavailabletoday...dontbeafraidtomakeamoveBillNeimanNativeAmericanSeedco-founderwithhandfulofCoastalPrairieseedreadyforecosysteminabagphotobyCallieRichmond SoutheasternUSAheavilyinfluencedbygulfCOASTALweatherpatternsfromRioGrandetothePineywoodsPiedmontCrescentAtlanticCoastalSavannahsOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com25AmericanAloeAsterBalsamscaleBigBluestemBroomsedgeBluestemBrownseedPaspalumBushyBluestemCrotonEpazoteFloridaPaspalumGayfeatherGiantConeowerGumweedHairawnMuhlygrassHornedBeaksedgeIndiangrassKnotrootBristlegrassLanceleafCoreopsisLittleBluestemLongspikeTridensMarshElderNativeSedgePartridgePeaPrairieAgalinisPurpletopPaspalumRedLovegrassRagweedRattlesnakeMasterRoughButtonweedSunowerSmartweedSageSeacoastLittleBluestemSlimTridensSplitbeardBluestemSumpweedSwitchgrassTallDropseedTallGoldenrodThree-AwnVervainOncethemostproductivegrasslandinNorthAmericaournativeCoastalPrairieshaveessentiallyvanished.NativeAmericanSeediscommittedtolarge-scaleconservancyharvestsonTexaslastgreatprairieremnants.Incrediblenativediversityisnowavailabletohelprestoreoutdoorlivingspacesurbanpocketprairieswildlifehabitatsustainablegrazingandprairieconservation.Gatheredfromlandthathasneverbeenplowed.Thesamegrasseswalkeduponbythepeoplebeforeus.Theseseedsknowexactlyhowtoliverightherewithnoextracare.Theyhavealreadyseentheworstoodsfreezesanddroughts.DominantlylittlebluestembutalsocontainsSeacoastlittlebluestemspecieslittoralespeciallysuitedforsandyuplandswithvigorousrhizomes.ManyuniquegeneticecotypesadaptedtosandyclayloamsoilsandclimatesalongtheGulfCoaststates.RecommendedinGulfCoastPrairiesPineywoodsSoutheasternPlainsTamaulipanBrushCountryandtheCoastalSavannahecoregions.WildlifesurvivalsuchastheendangeredAttwaterPrairieChickendependsonrestoringandpreservinghealthydiversenativehabitats.Fromurbanpocket-prairiegardenstoa1000acrericeeldrestorationallofusplayincreasinglyimportantroles.Createasustainablefutureforthenextgenerationtoinherit.VisittheCajunPrairiePreservationSocietyinEuniceLa.toexperienceahealthydiversecoastalprairiephotobyLarryAllainUSGSNationalWetlandsResearchCenterCoastalPrairieMixItem2801Seedingrate8lbsacre1lbcoversupto5400sqftHeight1-5feetD-Pak91-9lbs29lb10-49lbs24lb50lbs19lb200sqft41speciesEcoSysteminaBagTMLegendaryGenetics-ProvenResultsAmiracleoffavorableweatherdiligentmanpowerspecializedequipmentallcometogetherwithmothernature...resultinginresilientabundancecoaStaLPrairieMixtm BlacklandPrairieMixItem2800Seedingrate10lbsacre1lbcoversupto4300sqftHeight1-5feetD-Pak91-9lbs31.95lb10-49lbs30.95lb50lbs29.95lb200sqftBLacKLandPrairieMixtmAmericanBasketowerBigBluestemBlack-eyedSusanBuffalograssButteryweedCaneBluestemClaspingConeowerCommonMilkweedCrotonCutleafDaisyEasternGamagrassFoxgloveGayfeatherIllinoisBundleowerIndianBlanketIndiangrassLemonMintLittleBluestemMaximilianSunowerPartridgePeaPinkEveningPrimrosePitcherSagePrairieAgalinisPlainsCoreopsisPurplePrairieCloverPurpletopPrairieVerbenaPrairieWildryeRattlesnakeMasterShowyMilkweedSideoatsGramaSpiderwortStandingCypressSwampMilkweedSwitchgrassTallGoldenrodTexasCupgrassTexasYellowStarWhiteTridensWinecupsannualperennialBy1900theBlacklandPrairiewasmostlyundercultivationbeingrecognizedasoneoftheforemostcottonproducingregionsoftheworld.ManygrandoldVictorianhomesinthecitiesandtownsstillexistasremindersofthefortunesmadeinthosetimes.Cultivationwasacatastrophicdisruptionoftheprairieecosystem.ItwasacommonfarmersjoketotellthestoryofanoldIndianwhohavingseenaplowedeldforthersttimesaidtothefarmerWrongsideup.ThestorywastakentobeanillustrationoftheIndiansignorancebutinfactwhenthenativegrassesareturnedunderandthesoilaeratedtheorganicmatterdecomposesfaster.Thiscreatesaushofnutrientsavailabletocultivatedcropsbutwhenthecropsareharvestedthenutrientsareremovedwiththeharvestandthesoilcontinuestobedepletedyearafteryear.TodaysdependenceonchemicalfertilizersisevidencethatperhapstherewasmorewisdominthatoldIndiansstatementthanwasrecognizedatthetime.Nativeprairiegrassesarestructurallyquitedifferentthanexoticpasturegrasses.ForexampleTexaspasturelandsareprimarilyplantedtobermudagrassintroducedfromAfrica.Thisexoticpasturegrasscreatesadensetangledmattedturf.Nativeprairiegrassesbycontrastaretypicallybunchforming.Thischaracteristicallowsforsystemsofwildlifemicro-trailstooccurunderthegrasscanopybytravelingaroundtheclumpsoftherootbases.Prairiebirdssuchasquailandmanysmallmammalsrelyonthisstructuraltypeofprairiehabitatfortheirbasicpatternsofreproductionandmobility.Theover-storygrasscanopyprovidesprotectionfromsoaringhawksandotherpredatorsbykeepingbigportionsofthemicro-trailsoutofview.Nestingalsooccursunderthiscanopyordirectlyintheclumpedbunchgrasses.Ifyouknowofnativeremnantssuitableforlarge-scaleharvestpleaseadvise.Weappreciateyourinterestinourwork.41speciesEcoSysteminaBagTMNativeamericaNSeed8007284043 Meettheharshchallengesofdrythincaliche-typesoils.Nativeperennialgrasseswillslowlystabilizevegetativecover.Byplantinginearlyspringyoutakeadvantageofnaturalrainfalltosprouttheseeds.Thesenativesshouldreachmaturityinthreegrowingseasons.Bronzeredandgoldencoloredseed-headsduringthefallareabreathtakingadditiontoyournativelandscape.Specialconsiderationshouldbegiventoprovideforerosioncontrolsoilorganicmatterandseed-to-soilcontact.CalicheMixcanbeplantedinalargegeographicrangenotnecessarilylimitedtoareasdominatedbycalcareouslimestonebasedsoiltypes.Itwasdesignedasacosteffectivesolutionforthosesitesthathaveundergonemostextensivedisturbances.GenerallytheseincludenearlybarehighlycompactedandornutrientpoorsoilsinthewesternportionsofTexas.Exposedsubsoilorman-madebermsslopesdykesroadwaysetc.alsoqualify.TheseproblemsarenotjustlimitedtoCentralandWestTexastheytendtofollowuseverywherewego.Thespeciesworktogethertofirstholddownandthengraduallyandnaturallyrebuildthesoil.Overtimetheapexspecieswillbecomedominant.WhenitabsolutelyhastoworkcontractorshavecometorelyonCalicheMixtohelpsolvetheirmostchallenginglandscaperestorationproblems.dontLetLandWaShaWayErosioneasilyoccursonbaresoilexposedtorainorwind.Useofsimpleprocessescanenhanceyourabilitytoestablishnativevegetationfromseed.Biodegradableerosioncontrolblanketsimproveseedlingestablishmentbyholdingnewlyplantedseedsinplaceandmoistureintopsoil.Seepg42-43.caLicheMixtmOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com27CalicheMixItem2860Seedingrate10lbsacre1lbcoversupto4300sqftHeight1-3feetD-Pak91-9lbs22.95lb10-49lbs21.95lb50lbs20.95lb200sqftBlueGramaBuffalograssGreenSprangletopCurlyMesquiteHallsPanicumIndiangrassLittleBluestemPrairieWildryeTexasCupgrassSandDropseedSandLovegrassWhiteTridensCaneBluestemSideoatsGrama nativeaMericanSeed800728404328Height1-4feetSeedingrate10lbsacreShade-FriendlyGrassMixItem2862D-Pak939.95lb200sqft4300sqftSHADE-FRIENDLYGRASSMIXtmFinally...amixtureofnativegrassesfortheshadeThesegrassesthriveunderdappledsunlightinandaroundwoodsandotherareasofshade.Mixtureofcoolandwarmseasonspeciesprovidesyearroundcover.SeeourShadeFriendlyWildfowerMixbelow.InlandSeaOatsPrairieWildryeSideoatsGramaPlainsBristlegrassViginiaWildryePurpletopWhiteTridensEasternGamagrassSeedingrate20lbsacreShadeFriendlyWildflowersItem45041lb4914lb191pkt32000sqft500sqft20sqftShadetolerantwildflowersmakeeffectiveuseofdappledsunlightinandaroundwoodsandotherareasofshade.Mixtureofannualsandperennialsprovidepermanentcoveryearround.PurpleConeowerLanceleafCoreopsisGolden-WaveCutleafDaisyBlack-EyedSusanPitcherSageFrostweedWinecupAnnualWinecupPerennialPigeonberryClaspingConeowerButteryWeedPrairieGoldenrodSHADE-FRIENDLYWILDFLOWERMIXtm28NativeamericaNSeed8007284043 nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com29AdddiversityPacketcovers20sqfD-Pakcovers200sqfShade-FriendlyCmpaninsBluEcurlsPhaceliacongestaEyecatchingcoloruniquecurlingbloompatternannualblmMar-Mayheight1-3ft1pkt-6Item3133whitEwinEcuPCallirhoeinvolucratavar.linearilobaDelicatelookingbutdurableandlong-livedthesnow-whitepetalsaresometimesstreakedwithpurpleperennialblmFeb-Junheight6-12in1pkt-6DPak-29Item3053Item3119PiGEonBErryRivinahumilisBirdslovebrightredberriesofthishardylow-growingnativeperennialblmMay-octheight1-2ft1pkt-6DPak-29BluEmistflowErConocliniumcoelestinumAsyougetclosealivingcloudofbutterfliesliftrevealingamoundofsoftblueflowersperennialblmJul-Nvheight1-3ft1pkt-6Item3173Item3129snailsEEdCocculuscarolinusBrightredclustersofberriesprovideafreshnutritiousfallsnackformigratingbirdsperennialblmJul-Augvine1pkt-6Item3099yEllowcolumBinEAquilegiachrysanthumAmoredramaticcolorstatementfortheshade.VibrantyellowflowerswillcatchyourheartperennialblmMayheight1-3ft1pkt-6Item3086turkscaPMalvaviscusdrummondiiThegreenfoliageisasprettyastheredturbanshapedflowers.HummingbirdslovetosipflowersperennialblmMay-Nvshrub1pkt-6Item3123sPidErwortTradescantiaoccidentalisProvidesbrightspotsofcolorfortheshadyareaperennialblmApr-Junheight12-18in1pkt-6frostwEEdVerbesinavirginicaDuringfreezingtempsseeuniqueiceformationsformedassapleaksfromsplitstems.FallbloomsessentialformigratingmonarchsperennialblmAug-Nvheight3-6ft1pkt-6DPak-29Item3062Item3054cowPEndaisyVerbesinaencelioidesDependablebloomerduringthehottestdriestpartofthesummer.EssentialbutterflynectarsourceannualblmApr-octheight1-4ft1pkt-6DPak-29OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com29 nativeaMericanSeed800728404330WhereHaveAlltheQuailGoneArecentpublicationbyTheTexasQuailConservationInitiativeidentiedseveralreasonsbehindquaildecline.Themajoroneishabitatlossthroughlandfragmentation.Quailprefertotravelthroughtheirrangeonthegroundandnotthroughtheair.Quailusenativebunchgrassesforcoverandnesting.Nativewildowersandbunchgrassesaredroughttolerantbeautifulandalsosupplynutrientsperfectlybalancedforwildlife.IssueyourowninvitationtoourdecliningQuailpopulationbyplantingsustainablenativegrasseswildowers.GoodforTurkeysWildlifebiologistsrecommend.Seedingrate8lbsacreSustainableQuailDoveItem18131pkt520sqft14lb91350sqft23lb5400sqftNativeBunchGrassesLittleBluestemIndiangrassSwitchgrassEasternGamagrassSideoatsGramaBigBluestemTexasCupgrassNativeForbsWoolyCrotonIllinoisBundleowerPartridgePeaAmericanBasketowerBushSunowerCommonSunowerTexasYellowStarGoldenDaleaTexasBluebonnetsMaximilianSunowerPitcherSagePurplePrairieCloverWhitePricklyPoppyScrambledEggsphotobyRandyStevensTheSustainableQuailDoveMixoffersaverydifferentapproachtoprovidingforwildlifeinalongtermsustainableway.Unlikefoodplotsthathavetobereplantedyearafteryearadiversityofnativewildowersandbunchgrassesestablishesaperfectlybalancedhabitat.SuStainaBLeQuaiLdoveMixtm30NativeamericaNSeed8007284043photobyRandyStephensphotobySteveSchaeffergoodForturKeyStoo nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com31deerreSiStantMixtmTexasBluebonnetBlack-EyedSusanIndianBlanketScrambledEggsWhiteGauraGreenthreadLemonMintPurpleConeflowerTahokaDaisyPitcherSageFrostweedPrairieVerbenaMexicanHatPinkEveningPrimroseGayfeatherScarletSageButterflyWeedMaximilianSunflowerSeedingrate20lbsacreDeerResistantItem18121pkt520sqft14lb17500sqft44lb2000sqftThesewildflowersareunpalatableandrarelyeatenbydeergrowbackrapidlywhennippedandarearomatictoconfusetheirsenses.ExtirpationofwoodyplantsishappeningallacrosstheHillCountrybesideslandfragmentationonecauseispartlyexplodingdeerpopulation.WhatisExtirpationReallyitsabigwordforlocalextinction.Constantbrowsingbydeerwithoutanyplantrecoverytimehindersseedproduction.Depletionofthenativeseedbankofdesirableplantswillalterthelandscapeultimatelyleavingtheleastpalatableplants.Thisiswherelandandwildlifemanagementmeet.photobyJohnGleinserOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com31Considerdecreasingdeerpopulationnumbersandrestoringnativehabitatforlongtermimprovementstocreatehealthybalanceofwildlife.Seersthandbuildasimpleexclosure.ResourcesTexasWildlifeAssociationwww.texas-wildlife.orgHillCountryLandownersGuidebyJimStanleyseep.94BuildhealthyhabitatfornativewhitetaildeerwithoneofourecoSySteMinaBagdiverseseedmixturesbooksseep94 nativeaMericanSeed800728404332chooSeaPathoFSteWardShiPOurmostnutritiousblendofnatives.Itprovideshabitatnectarandfoodformanycreaturesofthewildsuchassongbirdsandbutterflies.Thepeoplebeforeuswereawalkingpeople.Manyofourpresentdayroadsoriginatedfromfootpaths.Itmaybeasitoncewasthatwebecomeawalkingpeopleagain.HavenotrailsAnyparceloflandlookingtobecomeawildflowermeadowwillqualify.Thisofferingcomescompletewithasprinklingofnativeprairiegrasses.NativeGrassesBuffalograssBlueGramaPrairieWildryeLittleBluestemSideoatsGramaGreenSprangletopSandLovegrassWhiteTridensTexasCupgrassCaneBluestemVirginiaWildryeNativeWildflowersTexasBluebonnetGayfeatherIndianBlanketLanceleafCoreopsisGreenthreadPurpleConeflowerCutleafDaisyHuisacheDaisyPurplePrairieCloverStandingCypressBushSunflowerGolden-WaveClaspingConeflowerLemonMintMissouriPrimroseAmericanBasketflowerBlack-EyedSusanMexicanHatPlainsCoreopsisPrairieConeflowerMaximilianSunflowerLazyDaisyIndianPaintbrushnativetraiLMixtmnativetraiLMixXrivercampSeedingrate10lbsacreNativeTrailMix1lb4514lb181pkt54300sqft1000sqft20sqftItem181134speciesEcoSysteminaBagtmtm32NativeamericaNSeed8007284043 nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com33OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com33ITHASBEENSAIDTheroadsidesmaybecomethelastopenspacesthatwehave.Weviewourworldnowthroughthewindshield.Theroadsideisareflectionofwhoweare.WhynotkeepthesethreadsofbeautyastheyoncewereNoneedtotrashthemwithexoticplantsfromEuropeSouthAmericaorAfrica.Offeredforeveryonewhowouldliketokeepthelandresponsiblybeautiful.TheTexas-OklahomaNativeRoadsideMixconsistsof100nativewildflowers.Justtherightmixtureofannualsandperennialsforquickestablishmentandsustainableplantings.Lowtomediumheightsatmaturityallowgoodvisibilityoverthetopoftheplants.Alwaysletplantsreseedbeforemowingforyear-after-yearnativeblooms.Ifyouarealandplannerorinapublicserviceagencywehaveincludedthepercentagebyweightchartforbiddocuments...allideallysuitedtothriveinthechangeableclimateofthesouthcentralGreatPlains.Unlikemanyoftheotherso-callednativewildflowermixesourscontainnoextrasofseedsfromCaliforniaAfricaorEurope.Nordotheycomepackedwithanyricehusksorotherinertmattertopadoutthepackageandmakeitlooklikeyouregettingmorethanyoureallyare.Growstoaboutknee-high.TexasBluebonnetIndianBlanketBlack-EyedSusanPrairieConeflowerClaspingConeflowerLemonMintMexicanHatPlainsCoreopsis1lb2914lb91pkt32000sqft500sqft20sqftSeedingrate20lbsacreNativeTexasMixItem1001texaS-oKLahoManativeroadSideMixtmnativetexaSMixtm1lb3914lb151pkt52000sqft500sqft20sqftSeedingrate20lbsacreTX-OKNativeRoadsideMixItem1810TexasBluebonnet18.74IndianBlanket10.94Greenthread7.35PlainsCoreopsis7.32ClaspingConeflower6.15LanceleafCoreopsis5.65PurpleConeflower5.62ScarletSage5.35LemonMint5.05PurplePrairieClover5.00CutleafDaisy4.80HuisacheDaisy4.00MissouriPrimrose3.60Black-EyedSusan2.65TexasYellowStar2.00Golden-Wave1.80PinkEveningPrimrose1.15MexicanHat1.05BushSunflower0.93PrairieConeflower0.70IndianPaintbrush0.10Winecup0.05byweightPlainsCoreopsisTexasBluebonnetLemonMintOuroriginalfoundingmixdesignedin1988provensustainablefor25yearsOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com33 nativeaMericanSeed800728404334Sowinasunnylocationinearlyfall.ThisHillCountryblendcontainsannualsandperennialsforspringandsummerblooms.Afterbloomtimeallowseedstoripenbeforemowing.Thisassuresyouanevendenserstandnextyear.BringbackapieceofhistorytoyourownlandWeshallnotceasefromexplorationAndtheendofallourexploringWillbetoarrivewherewestartedAndknowtheplaceforthersttime-Eliot1942TexasBluebonnetIndianBlanketLemonMintTexasBluebonnetHuisacheDaisyScrambledEggsLemonMintIndianBlanketGreenthreadLazyDaisyPrairieVerbenaWhiteWinecupSeedingrate20lbsacreComancheMixItem18001lb3414lb112000sqft500sqft1pkt520sqftWHYTHETRIBALNAMESTheofferingsarenamedaccordingtotheregionsnumeroustribalpeoplewhoonceflourishedYoumayseethatthepeoplebeforeusidentifiedthemselveswiththelandandwerenativetoitTheboundariesthenwereecologicalsoftflowinggivingandtakingwithrespectYoucanhelpthemflourishagaincoMancheMixtm34NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Mayyoubecomenativetoyourplace nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com35CaddoApachePlateauComancheItem1805Longbloomingseasoncolorstartsinspringgoesthroughsummerandcontinuesintothefall.TexasBluebonnetGreenthreadIndianBlanketStandingCypressPurplePrairieCloverMealyBlueSageGayfeatherBushSunflowerCutleafDaisyFoxgloveGolden-WaveMissouriPrimrose2000sqft500sqft20sqftSeedingrate20lbsacre1lb4414lb171pkt5ApachePlateauMixaPachePLateauMixtmBloomsspringsummerandfall...GreatcollectionofhardynativesknowntothrivealongthepineywoodsandsavannasfromeastTexastoAtlanticcoast.GoodcompaniontoEasternSavannahMixseepage23.ClaspingConeflowerLemonMintIndianBlanketPartridgePeaPlainsCoreopsisBlack-EyedSusanIllinoisBundleflowerPinkEveningPrimroseLazyDaisyObedientPlantSeedingrate20lbsacreCaddoMixItem18061lb4114lb161pkt52000sqft500sqft20sqftcaddoMixtmREGIoNALMIXESPinkEveningPrimroseBlack-EyedSusanIllinoisBundleowerStandingCypressGayfeatherGolden-WavenamedtohonorthepeoplewhofoughtsohardfortheselandsOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com35 36NativeamericaNSeed8007284043WaterisLifeAmericansusemorewaterpercapitathananyoneintheworld.Over250timestheamountneededtosurviveandnearlydoublethegallonsperdayofnexttopwaterusingcountry.Ourpopulationisexpectedtodoubleby2050yetfreshwaterresourcesremainrelativelyfxed.Thereisnonewwater.Itstimetochange.Doyourpartinraisingawarenessofwaterconservationbenefts.Stopthewastepreservethetaste.Itisnotuntilthewellisdrythatweknowthetruevalueofwater.180-watt36-voltsolarpanelprovidesanavgof1-kilowattofenergyperdayinTexasenoughtoprovideover1000-gallonsofwaterat50psi...withnoelectricbilliteM260SoLarPaneL-293rainatSouc.comDirecttoYouorwdothentiJobrainWaterharveStSySteMSinStaLLationconSuLtationSuPPLieS800.728.4043RAInWATeRhARveSTSYSTeMSiteM270SoLarPuMP-69012vpistonpumpprovidesupto4.1-galminat65psi OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com37nativeaMericanSeedreceiveS2012texaSraincatcheraWardtexaSWaterdeveLoPMentBoardManythankstorainwaterexpertBillyKniffenfortraininguswiththeskillsandpassiontoprovidesustainablewatersupplies37TreadlightlyProtectwaterresources nativeaMericanSeed80072840433838NativeamericaNSeed8007284043damSLOPemiX38NativeamericaNSeed80072840431.Chiselriprootplowcultivatetillorotherwiseloosenthefronttopandbackofdam2-4deep.Makeonlyonepassrunningsidewaysonthecontourwithimplement.Usehandtillerifyoucanthandleatractor.Donotrunupanddowntheslopeunlessusingadozerwithsteeltracks.Leavesurfaceroughasclodswillhelpdisperseraindrops.Putdualsontractorforsevereslopestostabilizetheoperation.Alwaysthinksatyrst2.Spreadaboutaninchlayerofblackcompostovertherippedgroundtohelpgiveseedsaboost.Lightlydisconlyonepassonthecontourrunningsideways...notupanddown.Againleaveitrough.3.Broadcastseeds.UseDamSlopMixoverentirearea.AddWtlandfringMixDrainldMixalongthebottom2feetnearthewatersedgeforcolor.IncludeUpprSlopWildowrs2ftabovewaterline.4.Dontltdozrlavlinarupanddownclatmarkswhichwillstartrodinguponthrstrainsrutsinphoto.Keepdozeronsiteuntilthelastpassesaremadegoingupanddowntheslopes.Inthisfashionthedozerwillleavecleatmarksrunningwiththecontour.Cleatscouldbeusedtopressseedsin.DozerimprintsanduseoferosionControlBlanktswillhelpstoperosionholdwaterenhancegerminationandprovidewindprotectiontoseedlings.Prayformildrainsnofrogstranglers.EROSIONCONTROLPLANTINGTIPSFORSLOPES-PONDS-BERMSAfteryearsofwatchinghopefulpondconstructionsfollowedbydismalfailurestoestablishvegetationthismixtureemploysmanyhardynativegrassesknowntosucceedtheuniqueandoftenharshenvironmentsfoundonslopesanddetentionbasins.IfyouareplantinginSeptember-FebruaryaddCerealRyeGrainseep89at50ofpublishedrate.Forexampleifyouareplantingoneacreuse100lbsofCerealRyeGrainwith20lbsoftheDamSlopeMix.Alsoseeupperslopewildflowers.BuffalograssEasternGamagrassGreenSprangletopPrairieWildryeSwitchgrassLittleBluestemBlueGramaSideoatsGramaCurlyMesquiteIndiangrassTexasCupgrassSandDropseedSandLovegrassBushyBluestemBigBluestemCaneBluestemWhiteTridensWesternWheatgrassHallsPanicumdaMSLoPeMixtmSeedingrate20lbsacreDamSlopeMixItem28081lb22D-Pak92000sqft200sqft nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com39OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com3939WetLaNdFriNGedraiNFieLdUPPerSLOPeWiLdFLOWerS.erOSiONBLaNKetp43LiverOOtSP44SITESPECIFICMIXES39Aperfectcollectionofcolorfulhealingdiversityfordamagedanddisturbedwetlandfringeareas.Considerplantingtogetherwithtallermoisture-lovinggrassesforerosioncontrolandhabitatimprovementalongwateredges.ClaspingConeflowerSpiderwortPinkEveningPrimroselllinoisBundleflowerBlack-EyedSusanPitcherSageMaximilianSunflowerObedientPlantPlainsCoreopsisAmericanBasketflowerGiantConeflowerCutleafDaisyScarletSageSeedingrate20lbsacreWetlandFringeMixItem18071lb4414lb171pkt52000sqft500sqft20sqftWetLandFringeMixtmWILDfLOWeRSForareasthathaveperiodicmoistsoilssuchassepticdraineldsdrainagechannelsorsideslopesofdetentionbasins.Nativewarmseasonperennialgrassesselectedforadaptabilitytoawiderangeofgrowingconditions.Cerealryegrainprovidestemporaryquickcool-seasoncovertohelpmeetcountysepticsystemordinances.BigBluestemBushyBluestemCerealRyeGrainEasternGamagrassGreenSprangletopPrairieWildryeSwitchgrassWhiteTridensBroomsedgeBluestemdrainFieLdMixtmSeedingrate30lbsacreDrainfieldMixItem28611-9lbs9.95lb10-49lbs9.45lb50lbs8.95lbuPPerSLoPeWiLdFLoWerMixtmBluebonnetsPurplePrairieCloverPartridgePeaTexasYellowStarGayfeatherWhitePrairieCloverLemonMintPlainsCoreopsisIndianBlanketTallGoldenrodWILDfLOWeRSSeedingrate10lbsacreUpperSlopeWildflowerMixItem18151lb3914lb151pkt54300sqft1000sqft20sqftPlantinthefall.AddtoyourDamSlopegrassmixifyouseedinthefall.Oritcanbefall-overseededintoyourspring-plantedDamSlopegrassmix.GRASSeS 40NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Havenativeseedno-tilldrillswilltravel.Oureetofno-tillseeddrillscanbecalibratedpreciselytoplacenativeseedsattheoptimalplantingdepthwithoutcostlyseedbedpreparation.Thissaveslandownersandmanagerstimeandmoney.Throughaccurateseedingratesprecisionseedplacementandminimaldisturbancerestorationcanbeachievedfasterwithoutalossofsoilmoistureandorganicmatter.No-tilldrillscanbeusedtoadddiversityintopreviousplantingswithoutkillingexistingdesirablevegetation.Youcanbeassuredourrestorationcrewonlyusesnativeseedsinourequipment.Detailedcleaningofallequipmentiscompletedbeforearrivingtoanewsite.Provenresultswhenitabsolutelyhastogrow.Nothingcancomparetoanotillseeddrillinthehandsofaskilledprofessional.NativeAmericanSeedsrestorationteamhas25yearsofexperienceseedingthousandsofacresthroughoutTexasandLouisianainallsoiltypes.Weevenhaveexperienceinmakingwatersavingconversionsongolfcourses.Threesizesofdrillsavailableforacreageslargeandsmall.Enjoyevengreatervalueforcooperativeeffortsamongstneighbors.Duetovaryingsiteconditionssitevisitisrequiredinadvance.no-tiLLdriLLSeedingLargeSMaLLProJectS40NativeamericaNSeed80072840438007284043 ATVElectricallseedItem70612compartmentpickerwheeltechnologybutnohandcranking.Constructedwithatoughcastaluminumframeandbronzebushingsthisbroadcastseederensureslonglastingdurability.Usedforbroadcastingchaffyandowableseedonareasthataretoosmalltoosteeporinaccessibleforothertypesofseedingequipment.Electricgearmotordrivefor12voltsystempowerstheagitatorpickerwheelsandseedslingerdisctoslingseeduniformly.Aslidecontrolgatecanbeadjustedtosettheseedingrateforsmallseed.IncludesuniversalmountingarmsforATVaccessoryrack.Alsosuitableformountingonothermotorizedvehicles.2compartments1.slidinggateforfree-owingseed2.pickerwheeltechnologyforchaffyseedPickupthisdurableseederllerupwithnativeseedsandputinmotiontheeasy-to-turncrank.Asyouwalkinagridacrosspreparedlandseedswillbeevenlydistributedonthesoilsurface.Backpackstyleshoulderstrapsareeasilyadjustable.Forsmallowableseedsmovetheslidecontrolgatetosetseedingrate.Sturdybaseprovidesstabilityforllingandstorage.Addchaffyseedstothebiggercompartmentwiththepickerwheeltechnology.Spreadbothtypesofseedssimultaneously.Corrosiontearandweatherresistantnylonbagholdsupto25poundsofseed.IdealforplantingBuffalograssinthespringorTexasBluebonnetsinthefall.Notforusewithchaffyseedmixtures.Simpleyeteffective.PlantingtipSeedslingersdisperseseedsonthesurfaceofthesoilrakeinforbetterseedtosoilcontact.Divideseedinhalf.Putout12goingnorthsouth.Putoutother12goingeastwest.Thiswillinsuremaximumuniformcoverage.HandallseedItem7060HandhardseedItem706340465725handoPeratedaLLSeedtyPeSatveLectricaLLSeedtyPeShandoPeratedFree-FLoWingSeedEQUIPMENT nativeaMericanSeed800728404342Method1Beforerollingoutblanketsclearlargerockstooneside.Seedareawithadiversenativemix.Unrollblanketoverarea.Userockstosecurebordertossingafewintocenter.Nativeseedwillliedormantuntilrainscomeatsuchtimetheblanketswillhelpcapturetopsoilthatmighttrytowashovertop.Seedlingsgerminateupthroughblanket.Overtimeblanketscompostintoorganicmatterasseedlingscreatedeeprootsstabilizingsoil.Method2Onlargerslopescoveredinstumpslargerocksorotherobstructions-erosionblanketburritosareeffective.Unrolldesiredlengthofblanketonatsurface.Thenrollblanketlenthwiseintoalongburritoasshown.Carryrollandputintoplaceacrosstheslopeusingcaretofollowalevelcontourline.Using8SpikesCapssecureburritoevery2-3feetontoslope.WalktheslopewithaHandOperatedSeedSlinger-AllSeedTypesseep41lledwithadiversenativeseedmix.Topsoilwillbuildupbehindeachburritoenhancingestablishmentofvegetation.Whendeepbrousrootsofdiversenativeplantsareinplacetheywillhelpslowerosionencouragingadditionalvegetationtoestablishupslopeandsoon.Installburritosasrequiredtoprotectexposedbarrenslopes.Thesetechniquesarealsousefulwithcedarclearingoperations.tiPSForrocKySLoPeSItsabsolutelycriticalthatpricelesstopsoilisprotectedfromeroding.Reseedingisbestusedincombinationwithothererosioncontrolmethods.OnextremelyrockyareassuccesswithtwodifferentmethodsaredescribedbelowusingWoodFiberNetFreeErosionControlBlankets.42NativeamericaNSeed8007284043 nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com43ERoSIoNCoNTRoLOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com436Staplestosecureyourerosioncontrolblanket.Justhammerinplace.NOTmadeforrockyground.WoodFiberNet-FreeErosionControlBlanketItem70598ftx90ftRoll85720sqftwt64lbsApproximately30SHItem7057StaplesQty200ThisNet-Free100biodegradableerosionblanketmadefromuniqueinterlockingcurledaspenwoodfibersstitchedtogetherwiththread.Thishighqualityblanketismanufacturedwithutply-nettingswhichcanentrapwildlifesuchaslizardsandsnakes.Perfectforholdingseedsonslopeschannelsanderodibleareas.Iconvincedmycompanysmgmttoforbidtheuseofpoly-netmaterialsonour500-milepipelineproject-JWKEnvironmentalManagereroSioncontroLBLanKetSanchorSNewNt-FrwildlifFrindly8SpikesCapsKitessentialinhardrockygroundforanchoringerosionblankets.Usinga3lbhammerdriveeachspikethrucapintogroundtosecureblanketItem7075SpikesCapsKitQty100Bag69Recmmend1bagfreachErsinCntrlBlanketRecmmend1bagfreachErsinCntrlBlanketApproximately6SHApproximately17SHNewBag19wt8lbsBag69wt25lbsOver5rollscallforfreightquoteSoingSdInstallingBlankts HelianthusmaximilianiMaximilianSunflower250144NativeamericaNSeed8007284043NativetotheTallgrassprairieandstreambankriparianareasperennialMaximilianSunowerbloomsfromAugusttoOctobercomesbackthickereveryyear.Spreadsfromrhizomesandseeds.4to6feettall.Deepgreencircularcoloniesarequitedistinctandbeautifulevenwhennotinower.Threeinchyellowowerheadsbloomupanddownthestalks.Plantthissunoweralongafenceorthesideofabuildingasahedge.Ifyouprunethembacktoabout18inchesor2feetinlateMayitwillencourageathickerclump.Goesdormantandfreezestogroundinwinter.MonarchbutterieswillocktothisoneThenectarandseedsoftheMaximilianSunowermakeitusefulinwildlifehabitatrestorationifyouhaveopenspaceitwillbeoneofyourfavorites-LiverootS-14eachhandful5-15plantsspecialsalelimitedsupplyEngelmanniapinnatifdaCutleafDaisy2509Theseperennialplantsarefully-maturedheavytaprootsthatwillproduceabundantbloomsthisseasonandforyearstofollow.Excellentlandscapeplantwithjustunderknee-heighgrowth.Knowntoattractnativebutteriespollinatorsandevennestsitesofladybugs.InmorenaturalsettingsoneyearourfarmrecordedwildturkeynestswitheggsinourCutleafDaisyproductionelds.LeavesaredeeplylobedgivingthiswildowerthenameCutleafDaisy.Foliageisveryattractiveonitsown.Theirdeeptap-rootwhichensurestheywillsurviveindryorwetyears.LargerQuantityDiscountsAvailable500roots-17253.45each1000roots-29502.95each4.50each5plantsminspecialsalelimitedsupply TexasCupgrass2515goodnativeprairieindicatorthoughmostlygrazedout.birdslovethenutritionalseedsp40EriochloasericeaTexasWintergrass251312-14htlushcoolseasongrowth.dormantinsummerbutstaysgreenrequiringnomownowaterp41NasellaleucotrichaUplandSwitchgrass2511notasaggressiveandblendswellwithotheruplandgrassesandforbs.excellentforbirdsmammalsPanicumvirgatumWacoIndiangrass2517anewadditiontoourrootofferings.grows3-4htwithfallbloomSorghastrumnutansOurmengatheredsometoolstogetherandheadedouttotherescueofsomeEasternGamagrassonthelateRCMauldinshomeplacenearWaco.WhilewewereplantingtherootsbackattheJunctionfarmbulldozersleveledRCslifetimeofworkforanewsubdivision.Theserootsarenowgrowingandhappilymultiplyinginhopesthatyoumaybenefitfromthesemenswork.R.C.Mauldinwasanelderandmentortomanypeopleofrangelandsoilandwaterconservationworkintheearly-mid1900s.GamagrassPlateau2504fastgrowinghighlyproductiveforagegrasswithdeepperennialroots.thiseco-typefromcentralTexasTripsacumdactyloidesGamagrassBlackland2505thiseco-typefromtheblacklandprairie.allgamagrassesareexcellentstreambankstabilizersTripsacumdactyloidesGamagrassRollingPlains2506eco-typefromnorthTexasarea.gamagrassoftengrowsonuplandsinthedeepersoilsTripsacumdactyloidesEastErnGamaGrassPrairieWildrye2512lushcoolseasonperennialevergreengrass.sunorshadep38ElymuscanadensisBigBluestemPlateau2500formerlythemostdominantgrassonthetallgrassprairie.foundthiseco-typeat2000abovesealevelonfarwestendofedwardsplateauAndropogongerardiiArtemesia2516Artemisialudovicianasilver-grayfoliagefragrantcrushedorburned.theancientsmadesmudgestickstocleansetipiheartnsoulTallGoldenrod2503SolidagoaltissimagreatforstabilizingwetareasandanectarproducerforfallbutterfliesTallAster2502Symphyotrichumpraealtumvarpraealtumspreadsreadilyinsunshadewetordryareas.butterfliesflocktothisgreatnectarsourceinfallmigrationWeofferliverootsbythehandfulinthehopesthattheymaythriveonyourlandtoo.Wehavecometoknowtheseplantsbytheirstrengthandabilitytogrowandspread.Theseplantsareespeciallyusefulinerosioncontrolwetlandandwildlifehabitatrestoration.Orderby11amonMonday.WedigandshiprootseveryTuesday.PleasebereadytoplantwateryourrootsA.S.A.P.afterreceiptoforder.-LiverootS-OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com4519eachhandful5-15plantsdependingonspecies nativeaMericanSeed800728404346conServancySeedPacKetScoverS20SQFtBLuecurLSButtonBuShanteLoPehornSgreenMiLKWeed3137CUTLEAFEVNGPRIMROSEOenotheralaciniataAYw2-10Mar-OctXw3145DEVILSCLAWProboscidealouisianicaAPp1-2Jun-SepX1012DIAMONDPETALPRIMROSEOenotherarhombipetalaAYw1-3May-JunXw1017ERYNGOEryngiumleavenworthiiAPp2-3Aug-NovXw3062FROSTWEEDVerbesinavirginicaPWt3-6Aug-Novwbl3144GIANTCONEFLOWERRudbeckiamaximaPYw3-6May-JunXw3057GOLDENDALEADaleaaureaPYw1-2Jun-JulX3154GREENLILYSchoenocaulontexanumPGr1-2Apr-MayXw3101GREENMILKWEEDAsclepiasviridisPGr1-2Apr-SepX3114GULFCOASTPENSTEMONPenstemontenuisPP18Mar-MayXwb3063JIMSONWEEDDaturainoxiaPWt2-3Apr-OctX3083LANTANALantanahorridaShrubRd2-3Sprg-FallXw3096LIMESTONEGAURAGauracalcicolaPRd1-2May-JunX1034MARSHELDERIvaannuaAGto8Jul-NovXw3066MEADOWPINKSSabatiacampestrisAPk9-12Mar-JulXwb3112MISSOURIPRIMROSEOenotheramissouriensisPYw1-2Apr-JunX3153MORMONTEAEphedraantisyphyliticaShrubGto3Mar-MayXw3055MOUNTAINPINKSCentauriumbeyrichiiAPk4-12May-JulXw3051AMERICANBEAUTYBERRYCallicarpaamericanaPPp3-4May-Julwbl3068ANTELOPEHORNSAsclepiasasperulaPGr8-24Mar-MayX3065BARBARASBUTTONSMarshalliacaespitosaPWt8-18Apr-JunXw3155BEARDTONGUEPenstemonlaxiflorusPPk1-2Mar-JunXw3111BERGAMOTMonardafistulosaPPp1-3May-JulXwb3162BIGREDSAGESalviapenstemonoidesPRd1-3Jun-OctXwb3133BLUECURLSPhaceliacongestaABl1-3Mar-MayXwbl3093BLUE-EYEDGRASSSisyrinchiumensigerumPBl6-18Mar-AprXwb3173BLUEMISTFLOWERConocliniumcoelestinumPBl1-3Jul-NovXwbl3161BUFFALOGOURDCucurbitafoetidissimaPYwvineMay-SepXw3164BUTTONBUSHCephalanthusoccidentalisShrubWt5-10Jun-SepXw3095CARDINALFLOWERLobeliacardinalisPRd1-4Jul-OctXwb3088CLAMMYWEEDPolanisiadodecandraAWt1-3May-JulX3054COWPENDAISYVerbesinaencelioidesAYw1-4Apr-OctXwb3150CROWPOISONNothoscordumbivalvePWt4-12SprgFallXBLueMiStFLoWerItemCOMMONNAMEHabitBlmHeightBloomSoilTypeBotanicalNameClrTimeSandLoamClayCalicheSunlightItemCOMMONNAMEHabitBlmHeightBloomSoilTypeBotanicalNameClrTimeSandLoamClayCalicheSunlightturKScaPeryngo46NativeamericaNSeed8007284043NativeAmericanSeedisproudtocontinueofferingtheseseedshandcollectedbyfriendsfamilywhodeeplycarefortheirsurvival.LeeMarloweSanAntonioRiverAuthorityAddmoreLIFECOLORtotheworldNEWrichardhenSLeyoneofourbestfriendsandsupporters.40yearsagoheloanedtheshovelandrakethatgotourlandscapeandnurserycompanystarted.TogetherwithhiswifeTootsietheystillenjoyworkinghandcollectionsofconservancyseedsandnowbringalongtheirgrandkids.6EACHHelppreserveprotectandpropagateuniquenativespecies.NEWNEWStandingWinecuPNEW-goodforquailaskforlargerquantitiesSeedCount-10seedsperpacketduetoexceptionalqualitybutextremeshortages-10seedsperpacketduetoexceptionalqualitybutextremeshortages nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com47JiMSonWeedLantanaLiMeStonegauraPincuShiondaiSyItemCommonNameHabitBlmHeightBloomSoilTypeBotanicalNameClrTimeSandLoamClayCalicheSunlightItemCommonNameHabitBlmHeightBloomSoilTypeBotanicalNameClrTimeSandLoamClayCalicheSunlight3119PIGEONBERRYRivinahumilisPRd1-2May-Octwbl3079PINCUSHIONDAISYGaillardiasuavisPRd1-2Mar-MayX3180PLAINSFALSEINDIGOBaptisiabracteatavarleucophaeaPYw1-2Mar-Junw3134PLATEAUAGALINISAgalinisedwardsianaAPk1-3Aug-Octw3177POSSUMHAWHOLLYIlexdeciduaPYwSm.TreeFallBerriesXw1008PRAIRIEAGALINISAgalinisheterophyllaAPk18Aug-NovXw3178PRAIRIEGAILLARDIAGaillardiaaestivalisPRed22-28May-JulX3058PRAIRIELARKSPURDelphiniumvirescensPBl1-3Apr-JunXw3176PRIAIRENYMPHHerbertialahuePPp6-12Mar-Maywbl3104PRAIRIEPAINTBRUSHCastillejapurpureaPPp6-18Mar-MayXw3156PRAIRIEPARSLEYPolytaenianuttalliBYw2-3Apr-JuneX3185PURPLEDALEADalealasiatheraPPpl4-12Apr-MayX3140PURPLENIGHTSHADESolanumelaeagnifoliumPPpl1-2Apr-SepX3094RAINLILYCooperiapedunculataPWt6-12Apr-MayXw3149RATTLESNAKEMASTEREryngiumyuccifoliumPWh8-20Apr-JulXw3098REDCOLUMBINEAquilegiacanadensisPRed1-2Mar-Maywbl3169REDDOMEBLANKETFLOWERGaillardiapinnatifidaPYw1-3Apr-JuneXSnaPdragonvinePurPLenightShadeMorMonteaPrairienyMPhSnaiLSeedvineZexMenia3116ROUND-HEADEDCLOVERDaleamultifloraPWt1-3Jun-JulX3129SNAILSEEDCocculuscarolinusPRdBerVineJul-Augwbl9100SNAPDRAGONVINEMaurandyaantirrhinifloraPPpVineMar-SepXwb3136SPOTTEDBEEBALMMonardapunctataPYw1-3May-AugXw3163STANDINGCYPRESSIpomopsisrubraPYwRed2-5May-JunXwb3135STANDINGWINECUPCallirhoedigitataPPp1-4Mar-MayXwb3123SPIDERWORTTradescantiaoccidentalisPPp12-18Apr-JunXwb3175TEXASTHISTLECirsiumtexanumPPp2-5May-JulXw9101TRUMPETVINECampsisradicansPOrgVineJun-SepXwb3086TURKSCAPMalvaviscusdrummondiiSrbRed2-3May-NovXwbl3151VELVETLEAFSENNASennalindheimerianaPYw3-6Aug-OctXw1031WHITEGAURAGauraLindheimeriPWt2-5Apr-NovXWILDHYACINTH3072CamassiascilloidesPBl1-2Mar-MayXwb3050WINDFLOWERAnemoneberlandieriPBl4-16Feb-AprX3099YELLOWCOLUMBINEAquilegiachrysanthumPYw1-3Maybl3084YELLOWPRAIRIEFLAXLinumrigidumAYw6-18Mar-OctXw3171YELLOWWILDINDIGOBaptisiasphaerocarpaPYw1-3Apr-JunXOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com47CoNSERVANCYSEEDAllquantitieslimitedScarletMuskfowerPoSSuMhaWhoLLyMiSSouriPriMroSecoWPendaiSyFroStWeedConnieMerrillLBJWildowerCenterNEWAlldayfullsunHalfdayfullsunhalfdayshadeSunlightFullPartialDappledShadeXwblSunlightlteredthrughleavesLessthan2hursfsunSusanProsperieNEWNEWNEWNEWTEMPOOUT nativeaMericanSeed800728404348Seedingrate15lbsacrePlant-in-SpringorFallMixItem18081lb4914lb191pkt32800sqft700sqft20sqftMostpopularperennialmixofcolorfulnativeflowersthatcanthriveinwiderangeofenvironments.Plantinspringorfall.Forspringplantersseveralwillbloomfirstyear.Allothersrootswilldevelopoverayearwithbloomsthenext.WildflowersliveandbloomyearafteryearPerennialplantsarenotablytolerantofwildfireandarecommonlyfoundonprairies.GreenthreadFoxgloveLanceleafCoreopsisWhiteGauraGayfeatherButterflyWeedPurplePrairieCloverPinkEveningPrimroseWhitePrairieCloverStandingCypressCutleafDaisyMissouriPrimroseWinecupBushSunflowerScarletSageSwampMilkweedCommonMilkweedPitcherSageShowyMilkweedPLantinSPring-or-FaLLMixtmAllPerennialWildflowersMissouriPrimroseButteryWeedStandingCypress48NativeamericaNSeed8007284043BushSunowerWinecupGayfeatherScarletSage nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com49OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com13PhotobyMikeBoroffAustinAmericanStatesmanTexasBluebonnetIndianBlanketBlack-EyedSusanWinecupPurpleConeflowerLemonMintPrairieVerbenaIndianPaintbrushPinkEveningPrimrosePlainsCoreopsisSeedingrate20lbsacre1lb2000sqft4414lb500sqft171pkt20sqft5LadyBirdsLegacyItem1814NativeAmericanSeedhaspartneredwiththeLadyBirdJhnsnWildowerCenterandtheAustinAmerican-Statesmantoofferyouthislegacyseedmix.ComponentsofthemixareamongLadyBirdsfavoritesandarewell-suitedtoCentralTexas.Comprisedofannualsandperennialsyouwillseebloomsfromspringearlysummer.LyndonBainesJohnsonchampionedscoresofenvironmentalbillsduringhispresidencyoftheUnitedStates.WithhiswifeLadyBirdathissidethetwoworkedtirelesslytocleanupAmericashighwayspromoteconservationandpreservethecountrysnaturallandscapes.WeatNativeAmericanSeedaredeeplyhonoredtodoourparttosustainthisnationallandstewardshiplegacy.ApercentageofsalesofthismixwillbedonatedtotheWildowerCenterSeedGrantprogramtobuyseedsforTexasschools.LadyBirdSLegacyWiLdFLoWerMixtmSeedgrantsareawardedtoTexasK-12schoolsandcanbeusedtoestablishdemonstrationareasenhancewildfowersitesothereducationalprojectswww.wildfower.orgwildfowersSeedGrantstoTexasSchoolsWILDFLoWERMIXESPlantinSpring-or-FallMix-LadyBirdsLegacyWildflowerMix49FultonLearningCenter SandSheetBlacklandPrairieTamaulipanBrushCountryLlanoUpliftEdwardsPlateauCrosstimbersPrairieHighPlainsCochiseRimsandBasinsSonoranDesertHighPlainsHighPlainsCentralGreatPlainsOsagePrairieFlintHillsPrairieCentralGreatPlainsBlacklandPrairieRollingPlainsFoothillsGulfCoastPrairieOakwoodsPrairieRollingPlainsFoothillsChihuahuanDesertTrans-PecosChihuahuanDesertTrans-PecosNATIVEAMERICANSEEDWearenowremindedtobeawareofourplaceuponthisEarthandtofulllourobligationstoourselvesourfamiliesnationsthenaturalworldtothecreator.Thewordssaywearetoawakenstandupbecountedforyouarebeingrecognizedinthespiritworld.JoanneShenandoahTheIroquoisNationProphecySong mapadaptedfromTexasParksandWildlifeDepartmentUnitedStatesDepartmentofAgricultureUnitedStatesEnvironmentalProtectionAgencyPineywoodsOzarkHighlandsSoutheasternPlainsSoutheasternPlainsSandhillsCoastalSavannahsCoastalSavannahsBlacklandBlacklandPrairieMississippiValleyPiedmontCrescentECo-REGIoNMAPwehaveseedsnativetotheseeco-regionsOfsomethingthatonlyyesterdaywassovasthowcanitbethatsolittleremainsphotobySteveSchaeffer nativeaMericanSeed800728404352Considerabouthowfarcanabuffalorun.Thewaysofthebuffalocangiveussimpletruths.Trybeingyourselfthelargestmammalremainingonthecontinent.YoumightbefoundontheredearthbankofariverinOklahoma.Thenativemeadowlaybeforeyouwithlushprairiegrassesmakingtheirnutritiousseedheads.Sunfowersandgayfeathersarebountiful.Asyougrazethedaytimeheatsupintoanafternoonthunderstorm.Boltsoflighteningcrashdownbyyourside.Beingveryscaredallyourfamilyofbrothersandsistersauntsunclesmomdadandyourgreatgrandmothertaketothehoofrunning.AllrunwithyoutildarkandmostendupinTexasaroundWacoontheBrazosRiver.Othersinthetriberanadifferentwayandwerenevertobeseenagain.BeingthekindofdayitwasandthetypeofbreakfastwehadupontheRedRiverwellthetruthofthematteristhoseseedsjustdidntdigestverywell.SomewerelaidoutinlittlepilesonthegroundbythebanksoftheBrazos.WedidntknowanythingaboutbaggedfertilizerbackthenbutthoseBlack-EyedSusanseedsreadilysprouted.Youcouldheartheyoungsproutsmentioningtotheoldtimeresidentsthattheyfeltathomeandlookedfamiliarasinfamily.WebuffalospokeamongtheBlack-EyedSusansproutsthatautumnandthenagaintothefowersinthespring.Thebeesandthebutterfieswerebuzzingaroundmixingupthepollengrainsofthenewblack-eyeswiththeoldblack-eyesandalltheneighborsgottoknoweachother.Andjustmaybetheslightestlittlechromosomeswereexchangedthankstousandthebees.ThenewcomersfromtheRedRivercontributedalittlestrengthtoprotectfromcoldsnapsthatcomealongwiththosebluenorthers.TheRedRiverWHATISANATIVENativeAmericanSeedharvestsandsellsonlytheseedsnativetotheeco-regionsonthecenterfoldmapinthiscatalog.WedonotofferanyseedsfromIndiaChinaPeruGermanyorChile.Weencouragepeopletoconsiderplantingoriginalprairiespecies.WhatcouldbebetterWhatcouldbesmarterWhatcouldbemoresustainable52NativeamericaNSeed8007284043 nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com53somethingswillneverchangenativeplantswillalwaysbelonganddontbeafraidtomakeamoveblack-eyewasaccustomedtocoldweather.AndthenofcoursetheWacofamilyofblack-eyesgavelittlesecretstotheRedRiverblack-eyesthattaughthowtoliveintheheatofasummerdrought.ThatnextsummerwefoundourselvesontheBlacklandPrairiewithdrycrackedopensoil.Iremembermybuffalocousinsteppedinadeepcrackintheblackclayandbrokeherankle.ShewasbornupinnorthernKansasandhadbeenseparatedfromherfamilylastyearduringawildre.Themovesouthwastoomuchforher.Sheneverdidadapttothehotsummerandsureenoughthatcrackedgroundandbrokenankledidherin.AstimewenttheBlack-EyedSusanscouldbeheardsayingwhatagoodneighborlyexchangehadbeenmade.Theyfeltstrongerbecauseofjoiningtogetherasafamily.Wecouldgetalongforaneternitydoingthis.Yourkidsandmykidscansustainforalongtimetheysaid.Thesurvivingbuffalowereallinagreementeventhoughmanychangesareknowntobecoming.Andthatisthewayofit.Atthismomentitwassaid...ThinkingofscatteringseedsaroundyourplaceWonderingwhichseedsbelongPhotoofFlinthillsPrairieinKansasWHATISANATIVEnativeplantswillalwaysbelongOnevastWintersCountNativeAmericanWestbeforeLewisClarkbyCalloway597pphardcover3.ITEM604328IsmaelbyDanielQuinn263ppsoftcover6.ITEM606018SandCountyAlmanacandsketcheshereandtherebyAldoLeopold240ppsoftcover5.ITEM60659TeWorsthardTimebyTimothyEganPulitzerPrizewinner.340ppsoftcover4.ITEM6044151491NewRevelationsoftheAmericasBeforeColumbusbyCharlesC.Mann541ppsoftcover1.ITEM604618CabezadeVacasAdenturesinteUnknownInteriorofAmerica160ppsoftcover2.ITEM604219SevenStorySeQuenceKnowingwhathappenedinthepastisessentialtomakemeaningfullastingchangestothefuture.Readthisseriesinorder.Learnwhathasoccurredoverthecourseofhumanhistorythatgotustowherewearerightnow.Learntobetterunderstandwherewemaybegoingfromhere.OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com53ASorthistoryofProgressbyRonaldWright186ppsoftcover7.ITEM605616 SandClayLoamCalicheItem2047BLacKgraMaBoutelouaeriopodaThisnativegrassisfoundthroughoutthearidandsemi-aridareasofWestTexasandintoCalifornia.Extremelytolerantofdroughtconditionsinchallengingsoiltypesandthrivesonaslittleas7inchesofrainfallperyear.Typicallygrowingupto6tallthisimportantwesterngrassspecieshistoricallyservedasaprimarysourceofforageandcoverforwildlifeoveranextensiverange.Seedingrate3lbsacreHeight6inchesseedheads1-2feetAvailableinmixesd-paksonlySoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumphotobyPaulCoxLadybirdJohnsonWildflowerCenterD-Pak9Item2002BigBLueSteMAndropogongerardiiThis2-4foottallgrassputsoutaturkey-footshapedseedheadtoaddanextra2feettoitsheightinthefall.Theresulting6-footplantlivesuptoitsreputationaskingoftheprairie.BigBluestemthrivesindeepsoils150mileseastandwestofI-35fromtheGulfofMexicotoCanada.Formsacircularclumpandsendsrootsdownasdeepas12feetintothesoil.Likeanancientsequoiatree30diametercolonieshavebeenseen.Liverootsavailableonp.44Seedingrate8lbsacreHeight3-6feetwseedhead1lbcoversupto5400sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MoistD-Pak91-9lbs21.95lb10-49lbs21.80lb50lbs21.65lbNativeGrassesD-Pakscover200sqftallSuggestedSEEDINGRATEScanbeincreased3-4timesormoreforfullercoveragesoonerAlldayfullsunHalfdayfullsunhalfdayshadeSunlightFullPartialDappledShadeXwblSunlightlteredthroughleavesLessthan2hoursofsun54NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Item2052aLKaLiSacatonSporobolusairoidesThislargewarm-seasonperennialbunchgrassisagreatadditiontoseedingsinaridorsemi-aridregionsofTexasNewMexicoandArizona.AlkaliSacatonishighlydroughttolerantandrequireslowmoisturelevels.Greatforstabilizingdisturbedareas.Ithasahighsalttoleranceandworkswellinrestoringoilwellpits.Sourceoffoodforwildlife.Survivesonaslittleas12precipitationperyear.Height2-4feetSeedingrate0.5lbsacre1lbcoversupto87000sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMedium-DryD-Pak925lbphotobySallyandAndyWasowski BrooMSedgeBLueSteMAndropogonvirginicusCommonlymisidentiedasLittleBluestemthisnativeisoneofthedominantspeciesinsavannahprairiesintheeasternUnitedStates.Likeallbluestemsthisplantisattractiveespeciallywhenthesunlighthitsitsuffyseedheads.Broomsedgehasabadreputationasaninvaderbecauseofmismanagementonovergrazedlands.Thischaracteristicishoweverbenecialforerosioncontrol.BroomsedgemakescoverandnestingmaterialforQuailisagoodfoodsourceinwinterandisalarvalhostplantforbutteriessuchastheZabulonSkipper.Seedingrate2lbsacreHeight2-5feet1lbcoversupto21700sqftItem2019SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwDry-MoistD-Pak999lbCarolynFannonBuFFaLograSSBuchloedactyloidesA5-8inchshortsod-forminggrass.Livesonaslittleas12inchesofwaterperyearspreadingbyseedandsurfacerunners.Buffalograsshasnonaturaldiseasesorpestsdoesnotrespondtofertilizerandwithstandsextremeheatorcold.FoundfromMinnesotaandMontanadowntoMexicothrivinginalltypesofsoils.TheenvironmentallyresponsiblealternativetoBermudaorSt.Augustine.AlsoseeNativeSunTurforThunderTurfp.11Seedingrate24lbsacreHeight5-8inches3-4lbsper1000sqftforlawnItem2001D-Pak91-9lbs15.99lb10-49lbs15.79lb50lbs15.59lbSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MoistBLuegraMaBoutelouagracilisBlueGramaisa3-6inchshortgrassthatrequiresjust7inchesofwaterperyear.Ifleftunmowedduringtheoweringperiodthegrassproducesabeautiful10-inchseedstem.Excellentstandscanreadilybeestablishedfromseed.Usedasawater-conservinggrassbecauseofitswideadaptationtoallsoiltypesincludingthinoralkalinesoils.ExcellentlawngrassinsunnyareaswhencombinedwithBuffalograssorCurlyMesquitep.11forTurfkits.Seedingrate10lbsacreHeight3-6inchesAvailableinmixesd-paksonlySoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwDry-MediumItem2008GRASSESOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com55caneBLueSteMBothriochloabarbinodisThishardyperennialgrasscantoleratetheworstofgrowingconditions.Especiallywellsuitedtoerosioncontrolplantingsinthemostchallengingplaces.Oneofthefewgrassesthatthriveinrockyanddryordepletedsoils.Makesforgreatplantinginrecentlyclearedcedarbreakswheremanyothergrasseswillnotgrow.WegotourgeneticstartfromtransplantingrootsoutofacalicheparkinglotindowntownJunction.Seedingrate3lbsacreHeight1-3feetAvailableinmixesd-paksonlyItem2026SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MoistD-Pak9D-Pak917.95lb 56NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Item2011eaSterngaMagraSSTripsacumdactyloidesMostproductivenutritiousforagegrassontheplanet.Growsindenseclumpsandcanbeusedasabufferorscreen.Seedmustbeexposedtocoldmoistconditionsbeforesproutinginthespring.Anancestorofcornwithintriguingpollinationandseed-bearingpartsthatbreakatthejointswhenmature.Goodlarvalfoodsourceforbutteriesprovidescoverandfoodforturkeysandothergamebirds.Cattlenearlygrazedthishighlypalatableforagegrasstoextinction.Nowyoucanhelpbringitbackagain.Liverootsp44Seedingrate12lbsacreHeight3-4feet1lbcoversupto3600sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwblMedium-MoistItem2049gaLLetaPleuraphisjamesiiFoundfromTexasandOklahomawestwardtowardCaliforniathistoughanddroughtresistantperennialwarmseasongrassistypicallyfoundinheavyclayorloamsoilssometimesaloneorinmixedstandswithBlackGrama.Overgrazinghastakenmuchofthishighlypalatablegrassthroughoutitsnativerange.Anexcellentchoiceforerosioncontrolorcreatingmorediverseandsustainablegrassesindrywesternrangelandecosystems.Seedingrate10lbsacreHeight18-36inches1lbcoversupto4300sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumD-Pak935lbItem2010greenSPrangLetoPLeptochloadubiaThespreadingsprangledappearanceoftheseedheadgivesthisgrassitscommonname.Mixwithothernativesasanursegrass-comesupquicklyinthespringandiseasytogrowbutfadesafter2-3yearsasothernativegrassesgetestablished.Reproducesbyseedsandroots.Performsasshort-termnursegrassinavarietyofsoilsandgrowspermanentlyonrockyhillsandcanyonsinsandysoilsoftheTrans-PecosareaofTexas.Seedingrate2lbsacreHeight1-2feet1lbcoversupto21700sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMediumD-Pak91-9lbs18.25lb10-49lbs17.87lb50lbs17.51lbD-Pak91-9lbs24.97lb10-49lbs24.77lb50lbs24.57lbcurLyMeSQuiteHilariabelangeriHighlydroughttolerantnativecangrowonaslittleas5in.ofrainfallayear.FoundfromcentralTexastoOldMexicoandArizona.Formsstolensandrunnersexcellentfordrysoilsthataredifculttovegetate.Bestinfullsun.Agreatsourceofforageforwildlifeandlive-stock.Canbeusedincombinationwithothershort-grassnativessuchasBuffalograssandBlueGramaforafantasticlow-maintenanceturfgrassinaridareasofthesouthwestUSandnorthernMexico.AlsoseeThunderTurfp.11Seedingrate2lbsacreHeight4-10inchesAvailableinmixesd-paksonlyItem2045SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumD-Pak9 OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com57GRASSESItem2006indiangraSSSorghastrumnutansOnceadominantprairiegrassIndiangrassputsoutdramaticgoldenplume-likeseedheadson2-footstalksfromSeptembertoNovember.EnduresextremedroughtandgrowsbestinsandloamandclaysoilsofbottomlandsandthelowerslopesofhillsinmanyregionsfromCanadatoMexico.Larvalfoodsourceforbutteriesfoodcoverforturkeys.Excellentforgrazing.Liverootsavailableonp.44Seedingrate6lbsacreHeight3-4feet1lbcoversupto7200sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MoistD-Pak9inLandSeaoatSChasmanthiumlatifoliumShade-lovingcoolseasonalmostevergreenperennialgrasswithwideleaves.Excellentornamentalgrasswithdistinctandattractivechevronseedheads.Oftenfoundthrivingalongcreeksandriverbanksinwoodlandareassalttolerant.Highlypalatabletolivestockbutcanbeeasilygrazedout.Oneofthefewnativegrassesthatgrowwellinmoistandshadyareas.AlsoinShade-FriendlyGrassMixp.28Seedingrate12lbsacreHeight1-3feet1lbcoversupto3600Item2013SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeblMediumMoistD-Pak999lbAvailableinMixesCalicheMixp27DamSlopeMixp38MidwayMixp22ScorchedEarthMixp20haLLSPanicuMPanicumhalliiWidelydistributedfastgrowingdroughttolerant-oftenrsttoestablishafteradisturbancesuchaswildreordrought.Leafbladesartisticlycurlintolittlespiralswhendry.Goodforgrazing.Whispystemsproduceabundantseedsthroughoutthegrowingseasonnutritiousforsongandgamebirds.Thissmallbunchgrassiscommonlyfoundinmixedshortgrassprairies.Height4-20inchesSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwDry-MediumAvailableinMixesMidwayMixp22ScorchedEarthRecoveryMixp20hoodedWindMiLLgraSSChloriscucullataNamedforChlorisGreekgoddessofowersassociatedwithspringnewgrowth.ProducescopiousandattractivebloomsfromMaythroughOctober.Earlysuccessionalspecies.Idealforrestorationplantings.Larvalhostplantforbrandedskippermothsatyrbuttery.Providesfairgrazingforlivestock.FoundingoodqualityquailhabitatfromtheEdwardsPlateaulegendarygenetics.Height1-3feetSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-Moist Item2014PrairieWiLdryeElymuscanadensisGrowsabundantlyonmoistopenprairiesitesbutisalsofoundinshadedareas.Thiscoolseasongrassbeginsitsgrowthinthefallandgrowsslowlythroughthewintermaturinginlatespringtoearlysummer.Mixeswithmanywarm-seasonnativegrasses.Seedlingsarevigorousandproducegroundcoverrapidly.Larvalfoodsourceforbutteriesandthegrainfromseedisanimportantfoodforwildlife.Liverootsavailableonp.44Seedingrate10lbsacreHeight2-4feetwseedhead1lbcoversupto4300sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwblDry-MoistD-Pak91-9lbs26.95lb10-49lbs26.45lb50lbs25.95lbItem2015PurPLethree-aWnAristidapurpureaAshortnativegrasswithattractivepurple-tintedawnsthatcanbeseenafterperiodsofrainfallduringthegrowingseason.Awnsdelicateandhair-likearefoundonmanygrassspeciesbutnotusuallysoover-the-topasinthisgrass.OncetheseedsofPurpleThree-Awnareplacedinabagtheybecomeone-poundtangles.Pullemapartwhenyourereadytoplantandbroadcastintowilddrifts.AlsofeaturedinourMidwayMixp.22Seedingrate4lbsacreHeight10-20inches1lbcoversupto10800sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumD-Pak959.95lbItem2043PLainSBriStLegraSSSetariamacrostachyaAhardyperennialnativebunchgrassfoundfromS.TexasandMexicotoArizonaandColorado.Excellentfoodsourceforwildlifeandlivestockandgrowseasilyineventhetoughestconditions.Gooddroughttoleranceandahigh-qualitygrassforsouthernandwesternprairierestorationorforrevegetatingdisturbedareasaroundstocktanksroadsidesandnewlyclearedland.Seedingrate6lbsacreHeight2-3feet1lbcoversupto7200sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbDry-MoistD-Pak926lb58NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Item2003LittLeBLueSteMSchizachyriumscopariumAthomeontherangeorinyouryardthisbeautifulblue-greenbunchgrassturnsred-bronzeafterfrostwithuffysilver-whiteseeds.Reaches2-3ftatmaturitywiththeseedheadaddinganother1-2ftinheight.GrowsinoaksavannahsprairiestheEdwardsPlateauRollingPlansandinthecoastalprairieregionsProvidesexcellentnestingcoverforbirdsandlarvalfoodsourceforbutteries.Easternecotypeavailableuponrequest.Seedingrate8lbsacreHeight2-3feet1lbcoversupto5400sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwDry-MoistD-Pak91-9lbs19.99lb10-49lbs19.84lb50lbs19.69lb OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com59GRASSESItem2048PurPLetoPTridensfavusAsmoothglossygreengrasswithcharacteristicpurpleseedheadsfoundintheeasternregionsofthecountry.Doesbestinacidicsoilthatispoorinnutrientsandiswelldrained.GoodforerosioncontrolandrevegetationindisturbedareaswithanativerangefromTexastoNebraskaallthewaytotheeasternseaboard.Ahighlysought-afterforagegrassandonceestablishedformsdensecoveragethathelpskeepweedsandbrushatbay.Seedingrate11lbsacreHeight2-5feet1lbcoversupto4000sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwblMediumMoistD-Pak943.00lbItem2055redthree-aWnAristidapurpureavar.longisetaAnativecool-seasonperennialgrass.Thisgrassestablisheseasilyunderadverseconditionsandprotectssoilagainsterosionuntillaterclimaxspeciesofgrassestakeover.RedThree-Awngrowthstartsinearlyspringfromseed.Thisthreeawnisagoodseedproducer.Theseedlingsarevigorous.Itgrowsreadilyonareassuchasoldabandonedfeldsoil-welllocationsroadcutsandcattleround-upgrounds.BeautifulredcoloredawnsHeight6-20inchesAvailableind-paksonlySoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumD-Pak9Item2024SanddroPSeedSporoboluscryptandrusAperennialwarm-seasongrassthatgrowsinrelativelysmalltuftsorbunchesSandDropseedreproducesfromsmallseedsandtillers.SeedheadsappeararoundSeptember.CommonlyfoundonsandyrockyandsiltysoilsareasofthesouthernGreatPlainsacrossTexasandNewMexicoandupthroughOklahomaKansasandColorado.Movesinquicklyonundisturbedareas.NutritiousgrainshavebeenusedasfoodbyNativeAmericans.Height1-4feetSeedingrate1lbacre43560sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MoistD-Pak91-9lbs14.95lb10-49lbs13.95lb50lbs12.95lbItem2009SandLovegraSSEragrostistrichodesThisbunchgrassproducesadeepdenserootsystem.Growsbestonsandysoilsinthe18-35rainbeltbutcanbeplantedonheaviersoils.Beginsitsgrowthseveralweeksbeforeotherwarm-seasongrassesandisthereforeanimportantfoodsourceforgrazinganimals.Seedheadsarelooseandopenstanding2feetabovethegrassinearlyfall.Reproducesbyseedsandrootsprefersfullsun.Seedingrate2lbsacreHeight1-2feet1lbcoversupto21700sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MoistD-Pak91-9lbs16.67lb10-49lbs16.49lb50lbs16.33lb NativeamericaNSeed80072840436060NativeamericaNSeed8007284043SWitchgraSSPanicumvirgatumAtallfast-growinggrassthatservesaswildlifecoverinwinter.Extensiverootsystemsprovideexcellenterosioncontrolaroundcreekbanksandponds.Attractiveopenseedheadsturngoldenyellowinthefall.Dovequailandturkeyuseasfoodandcoverasdomanysongbirds.Larvalfoodsourceforbutteries.Liverootsavailableonp.44Seedingrate4lbsacreHeight3-4feet1lbcoversupto10800sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMediumMoistItem2005D-Pak91-9lbs15.40lb10-49lbs15.26lb50lbs14.95lbtexaScuPgraSSEriochloasericeaGoodnativeprairieindicatorthoughmostlygrazedtoextinction.Manybirdspeciessuchaspaintedbuntingsandmeadowlarkslovethenutritionalseeds.Greatforageplantforlivestockandrecoversquicklyfollowingrotationalgrazing.Bloomsandproducesseedsseveraltimesthroughoutthegrowingseasonandwillreadilyincreasewithgoodlandmanagement.Limitedquantities.Liverootsavailableonp.44Height1-2feetSeedingrate8lbsacreSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistItem2029WaterSaverKit...............................p6NativeTrailMix................................p32ScorchedEarthRecoveryMix.......p20SoutheastRecoveryMix.................p21BlacklandPrairieMix......................p26SustainableDoveQuailMix........p30CalicheMix......................................p27DamSlopeMix................................p38MidwayMix......................................p22Availableinmixesliverootsp.44YesAllofthesemixesincludeTexasCupgrassATTRACTPAInTeDBUnTInGSWIThfAvORITefOODSOURCeItem2004SideoatSgraMaBoutelouacurtipendulaTheofcialStateGrassofTexasthismid-sizedplantisoftenfoundasanornamentalaccentinresidentialandcommerciallandscapesthankstotheprettyoat-likeseedsthatappearalongonesideofitsstems.SpreadsbyseedsandrootsandthrivesalongsideLittleBluesteminnaturalgrasslandswelldraineduplandsandtheshallowsoilsofridgesandrockyareas.FoundfromKentuckytotheGulfofMexico.Turkeysusethisversatilegrassforfoodcoveranditisagoodlarvalfoodsourceforbutteries.Seedingrate7lbsacreHeight2-3feet1lbcoversupto6200sfSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwDry-MediumD-Pak91-9lbs22.95lb10-49lbs22.77lb50lbs22.59lb NativeamericaNSeedwww.seedsource.com61OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com61GRASSESItem2028texaSWintergraSSNassellaleucotrichaOnetoughgrassseedtoharvestandclean.Grainsarebigandheavylikewheatbutwithatwisted3-inch-longawnandabarbatoneend.Asyoungstersweknewthisasspeargrass.FoundallacrossTexasinbetterbottomlandsoilsandmesquiteats.Lushgreengrowthduringcoolseasonsilkypurplebloomsearlyinspringanddrywispystemsaftertheseedshavefalleninlatespring.Extremelydroughttolerantandactuallyevergreen.Wemowedourpatchonlytwiceduringthelastdryyearandneverwatered.Liverootsavailableonp.44Seedingrate15lbsacreHeight1-2feetAvailableinmixesd-paksonlySoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwblMedium-MoistD-Pak9D-Pak91-9lbs26lb10-49lbs25.50lb50lbs25lbItem2035virginiaWiLdryeElymusvirginicusFoundintheeastern23oftheUnitedStatesthisperennialcoolseasonbunchgrassistypicallyfoundalongshadycreekbanksfencerowsorinopenwoodlands.Oneofaveryfewnativegrassesthatisasolidperformerinshadyareas.Agreatchoiceformixingwithwarmseasonnativegrassestoprovideasourceofwinterforageandnutrient-richgrainforwildlife.AsdomostcoolseasongrassesVirginiaWildryebeginsgrowthinthefallandgrowsslowlythroughthewintermaturinginlatespring.Seedingrate10lbsacreHeight2-3feet1lbcoversupto4300sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwblMedium-MoistItem2050WeSternWheatgraSSPascopyrumsmithiiAhighqualitynativecoolseasonpasturegrassfoundinthewesternregionsoftheUSnorthernMexico.Excellentgrassforerosioncontrolwithadensebrousrootsystemandcantoleratesaltysoilconditionsmakingitagreatchoiceforrevegetatingareaswithchallengingsoils.Initsnativerangefromthegreatplainsthroughthewestwesternwheat-grasstypicallygrowsfrom1to3feettallwithaslittleas12inchesofrainfall.Highlypalat-abletobothwildlifeandlivestockprovidingcoolseasonforage.CautionMaychokeoutcoolseasonwildowersifoverwateredorinamoistlocation.Seedingrate9lbsacreHeight1-3feet1lbcoversupto4800sqftSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbDry-MoistD-Pak918lbItem3159WhitetridenSTridensalbescensAttractivenativebunchgrass.Enduresincrediblydiverseandharshconditionsrangingfromoccasionallyinundatedheavylowlandclaystoshallowdryrockyuplands.Whiteseed-headsadddiversitytonativelandscapingrestorationprojects.Goodforagenestingmaterialandnutritiousseedsforwildlife.Fibrousrootsystemsholdsoilveryeffectively.Growsalongdrainagesandsitesthatoverowoccasionally.AlsoinDamSlopeMixp.38ScorchedEarthMixp.20Shade-FriendlyGrassMixp.28MidwayMixp.22SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistAvailableinmixes ECOTOURISMExperiencetheNativesCOMETAKEREFUGEANDENJOYAPRIVATELODGINGORGROUPRETREATEXPERIENCEHEREONOURFARMExperiencethenatives-wildlifeviewingbirdingphotographyswimmingcanoeingandstargazing.Enjoyanevolvingecologicalrestorationofriverhardwoodforestmesquiteatsanduplandrollinghillcountry.ComfortableprivatelodgingbignightskiesandhealthyoutdoorexperiencesofferabreathoffreshairanddeepappreciationfortheTexasHillCountry.ShuttletransportationofferedforguestsarrivingatKimbleCountyairportinprivateaircraft.1-mileprivateaccesstotheLlanoRiverwaterfallaccessiblebycanoepaintedbuntingAlGawlicPhotographynightskyfriendly62NativeamericaNSeed8664174837photobyGregLavity CoolRiveRCabinisauniqueretreatsituatedbetweenoureldsandthebanksoftheLlanoRiver.Thisyearsadditiontothecabinincludesawonderfulwindingpathfromthebackporchthroughmesquitelowlandstotheriver.Thecabins2bedroom2bathsleepingloftlivingdiningareaandkitchenallfullyoutttedcomfortablyaccommodatesuptosixpeople.866.41.RIVER866.417.4837seedsource.comecotourismJunctionTexasHaCiendaMaRiaoverlookingthefarmandrivervalleycanaccommodateovernightstaysaswellassmallgroupsforworkshopsretreatsandconferences.Plentyofindooroutdoorspaceforgroupgatherings.Thehaciendastwostory2bedroom2bath3half-bathssunroomkitchenbarlargemeetingroomoutdoorpatioparks50carsfullyoutttedcomfortablyaccommodatesuptoeightpeopleovernightoragroupsizeofftypeoplefordayeveninguse.Solarpowered17000gallonpotablerainwatersystem.HaciendaMariaCoolRiverCabinOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com63 amEricanBaskEtflowErCentaureaamericanaannualbloomMay-Juneheight2-5seedingrate10lbperacre1ozper275sqftTurnoverthisthreeinchbloomandlookattheintricatelywovenbasketunderneathButterfliesflocktothisfloweranditprovidesgoodfoodfordoveandquail.Itbloomsprofuselyinspringtime.Seedsarelargewithhardshellsthatneedwinterexposuretoopen.1lb3914lb151oz91pkt5Item1010SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMedium-Moistannual-completesitslifecyclefromseedthroughmaturitythenreseedingitselfinoneyearorseason.mostannualsshouldbeplantedsummerfallforspringbloomsbiennial-requires2yearstocompletethelifecycle.canbeplantedmostanytimeperennial-livesyearsfromapermanentrootsystem.canbeplantedmostanytimeWheresuggestedseedingratescanbeincreased3-4timesforfullercoveragesoonerLadyBirdJohnson1912-2007bloomsodoeshope.64NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Pictureofemergentseedlingpacketcovers20sqftD-Pakcovers200sqftSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureAlldaysunHalfdaysunFilteredsun2hrssuntouchtheearthphotosubmittedbyRandyStephenswildfowermeadowwithsuccessfuluseofNativeAmericanSeedItem3068SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXWellDrainedantEloPEhornsAsclepiasasperulaNamedfortheshapeoftheseedpodsisaperennialthatbloomsinthespringandinsomeareasagaininthefall.ItsamemberoftheMilkweedfamilyandaspecialfavoriteoftheMonarchandQueenbutterfies.OhanddontspraythecaterpillarswithpesticideAntelopeHornsareveryhardy.Wateronlytoestablishandduringperiodsoflongdrought.perennialbloomMarMayheight8241pkt6AvailableinSustaintheMigrationKitsseep1610seedspacket.Exceptionalquality.Extremeshortages.Hopesofreachingmanyhelpinghands.Togetherwecaninsuremilkweedsandbutterieswillalwayshaveaplace. SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbWellDrainedBlack-EyEdsusanRudbeckiahirtaThisfamiliarold-timeplantiseasytogrowinawidevarietyoflocationsandsoilconditions.Duringyearsofdroughtitmayremaindormantwaitinguntilfavorablerainfalloccurs.Agoodnectarplantforbutteriesanddeerresistant.annualshrtlivedperennialseedingrateblmMayNv2lbperacreheight13feet1zper1350sqft1lb2414lb91z51pkt3Item1007OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com65WILDFLoWERSSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwDryBluEflaxLinumlewisiiForthosewholivewestofIH-35thisbluewildowerofferssummertoearlyfallbloomsthatareaboutaninchacrossopeninginthemorninganddroppingtheirpetalsbytheafternoon.Youllhavenewbloomseachmorningthroughouttheoweringseason.Itlikestobeplantedinsandbutwilltolerateotherwelldrainedsoils.perennialseedingrateblmMaySept8lbperacreheight12feet1zper350sqftItem314814lb151z91pkt6Item3143SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedBushsunflowErSimsiacalvaAfewofthesehardydroughttolerantperennialscanstillbefoundondryrockycalicheandclayhillsaroundTexasandnorthernMexico.Thoughtheroughleavesdiscouragegrazinganimalstheseedsareexcellentsourceofnutritionformanygameandsongbirds.Thisfan-tasticxeriscapeplantgrowsfromseedtofullbloominabout60days.perennialseedingrateblmAproct5lbperacreheight624D-Pakper200sqftD-Pak291pkt3Item3162SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMediumBiGrEdsaGESalviapenstemonoidesThelargestoftheredsagesthisperennialplantgetsitsbotanicalnamefromthepenstemonlikerosettefromwhichitgrows.Itisfoundinthewildinanextremelylimitedrangeoflocations.Itwasoncethoughttobeextinctbutsmallpopulationshavesincebeenfound.Plantthisseedandhelptokeepathreatenedspeciesaliveforfuturegenerationstoenjoy.perennialseedingrateblmJunoctPktcvers20sqftheight131pkt6 nativeaMericanSeed80072840436666NativeamericaNSeed8007284043commonmilkwEEdAsclepiassyriacaAneasytogrowperennialknowntobeoneofthefirstplantstosproutindisturbedareas.ItisthemostprevalentmilkweedspeciesfoundeastofI-35.Ithasbeensaidthatthisisthehostplantfor90ofmonarchbutterfliesproducinglargequantitiesofnectarandprovidingafoodsourceformanyotherpollinatorsaswell.perennialblmJun-octheight2-4Item3182D-Pak291pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistItem1013clasPinGconEflowErDracopisamplexicaulisVeryeasytogrow.Oftenfoundalongdrainagesorbottomlandfarmfieldswhenleftfallowaftercultivation.ClaspingConeflowerisnamedforthewaythebaseoftheleavesclaspthemselvesaroundthestemoftheplant.GrowsfromGeorgiatoTexas.annualblmApr-Juneheight1-2seedingrate3lbperacre1zper900sqft1lb1914lb81z51pkt3Item3139SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbWellDrainedButtErflywEEdAsclepiastuberosaMyrstthoughtwasthatIhadseenaburningbush.Theery-orangebloomsofthebutteryweedarevividbeyondbelief.Butteriesfranticallyitfromowertoower.-ZoeKirkpatrickinherbookWildowersoftheWesternPlains.Aplantthatdoesequallywellinhomegardenandinwilderspaces.perennialbloomMaySepheight10-20inches1pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistAvailableinSustaintheMigratinKitsseep44commonsunflowErHelianthusannuusApatchofthesesunflowersinyourflowerbedwillbeawelcomesitetonumerousbirdsandbutterfliesofferingyouhoursofbeautyandwonder.Canbealsoplantedinfieldsfordovequailandsongbirdstouseasfood.AfavoriteoftheAmericanGoldfinch.Theyoungsproutsarepertytastyonsaladsforhumanstooseedingrate5lbperacre1zper550sqftannualblmMay-octheight2-8Item10281lb1714lb81z51pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMoistnewitemGdcmpanintSustaintheMigratinKitsseep1610seedspacket.Exceptionalquality.Extremeshortages.Hopesofreachingmanyhelpinghands.Togetherwecaninsuremilkweedsandbutterieswillalwayshaveaplace.10seedspacket.Exceptionalquality.Extremeshortages.Hopesofreachingmanyhelpinghands.Togetherwecaninsuremilkweedsandbutterieswillalwayshaveaplace. nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com67Item1014cutlEafdaisyEngelmanniaperisteniaAlsocalledEngelmannDaisythisisareliableplantduringtimesofdrought.ItattractssparrowspaintedbuntingsandnchesandgrowsinawidevarietyofsoilsfromNebraskatoColoradotoMexico.Wehavewitnessedturkeysandladybugsnestinginourfarmpatch.perennialseedingrateblmFebNv18lbperacreheight13feet1zper150sqft1lb3414lb111z81pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMediumSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedItem1020GayfEathErLiatrismucronataAnimportantplantinthefallduringbutteryandhummingbirdmigrationsthisperennialsometimesrequirestwoyearsbeforemakingabloom.Strongrootsgrowdownasdeepas16feetandwilleasilyclingtoanypoorinfertilewell-drainedsoil.Oftenfoundgrowingonlimestonebluffsandcuts.Alsomakesagoodcutower.perennialseedingrateblmAugDec10lbperacreheight13feet1zper275sqft1lb6914lb291z171pkt3www.seedsource.com67WILDFLoWERSItem3054SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbDry-Med-MoistcowPEndaisyVerbesinaencelioidesAlsoknownasGoldenCrownbeardtheCowpenDaisyisanannualthatlovessandyanddisturbedsoils.Ithasmanybranchescoveredwithlargeyellowblooms.Itisoneofthelarvafoodplantsoftheborderedpatchbutteryandisextremelydroughttolerant.annualseedingrateblmAproctPktcvers20sqftheight14D-Pakcvers200sqftD-Pak291pkt6Item3113SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedfoxGlovEPenstemoncobaeaWildFoxgloveisoneoftheloveliestspringtimesightsontheprairie.Itspendsmostoftheyearasasmallinsignicantrosettethenshootsup1footstemsbeforebloominginthespring.Eachpurpletowhitebloomisabout23incheslongarrangeduponthesteminmagnicentclusters.perennialseedingrateblmAprMay4lbperacreheight12181zper675sqftD-Pak291pkt3 68NativeamericaNSeed8007284043GayfEathErBlazinGstarLiatrispycnostachyaSometimescalledBlazingStarinthenorthernregionsthisplantisfoundthroughoutthetallgrassprairies.WefoundthisperennialgrowinginthickstandsondampsandyclayneartheKatyprairies.Adaptedtothe30-40rainfallareasfromtheGulfofMexiconorththroughtheBlacklandsandopenbottomlandsofthePineywoods.perennialseedingratebloomAugDec10lbperacreheight13feet1ozper275sqft1lb4914lb191oz131pkt5Item1030SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistGrEEnthrEadThelespermalifoliumThisdependablebloomershowsitsgoldenheadsthroughouttheyearafteradequaterainfall.Oftenfoundgrowinginshallowsoilstheripenedseedsareafoodsourceforthepaintedbunting.AlsoagoodlarvalforbutteriesitisfoundfromArkansasacrosstoColoradoanddowntoMexico.annualperennialseedingratebloomFebNov6lbperacreheight12inches1ozper450sqft1lb3914lb151oz91pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXWellDrainedItem1026Item3101SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXWellDrainedGrEEnmilkwEEdAsclepiasviridisTheonlythingmorebeautifulthantheintricatesatinyowersofthisplantarethesoftuffyseedsthatemergefromitspodsinthefall.Themilkweedsareallimportanttothelifecycleofbutteries.MonarchsparticularlyliketheGreenMilkweedandarefamousfortheirmigrationwhichspansthelifeofthreetofourgenerationsofthebuttery.perennialbloomAprSepheight121pkt6AvailableinSustaintheMigrationKitsseep16Item3057SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumGoldEndalEaDaleaaureaGoldenDaleaisaperennialherbamemberofthelegumefamilythatgrows12-24inchestall.Wehandcollectthecone-shapedsoftsilkyseedheadslocally.Canbefoundgrowinginthemostrockydrysoils.Thetinyleavesresembleotherlegumetypes.perennialseedingratebloomJunJulPktcovers20sqftheight12D-Pakcovers200sqftD-Pak291pkt6PhotobyCarolClark10seedspacket.Exceptionalquality.Extremeshortages.Hopesofreachingmanyhelpinghands.Togetherwecaninsuremilkweedsandbutterieswillalwayshaveaplace. OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com69WILDFLoWERShuisachEdaisyAmblyolepissetigeraBloomingprofuselyforabouttwomonthsinmidspringthisshortannualisparticularlygoodforhomeplantingsormassplantingsinfieldsorroadsides.HuisacheDaisyisbecomingafavorite.Makesgoodnectarplantforbutterflies.seedingrate8lbperacre1zper350sqftannualblmApr-Junheight6-18Item313014lb151z91pkt6SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedItem3075SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMediumMoistillinoisBundlEflowErDesmanthusillinoensisAnativelegumethatisoftenfoundonprairiesandabundantlyintimesofabove-averagerainfall.Thisplantishighlypalatabletolivestockandtheseedsareanimportantfoodsourceforquailturkeyandothergroundbirds.Itsdelicatewhiteblossomsgivewaytointerestingseedheadsinthelatesummerearlyfall.perennialseedingrateblmMay-Sep15lbperacreheight13feet1zper175sqft1lb2414lb91z51pkt3GoldEn-wavECoreopsisbasalisGolden-WaveisafoundationplantinmanywildflowermeadowsthroughoutcentralTexas.Itisfoundonsandyandlimestonesoilsofprairiesandwoodlandopenings.AbundantovermuchoftheareafromtheeasternhalfofTexaswesttoNewMexico.seedingrate3lbperacre1zper900sqftannualblmApr-Julheight8-16Item18091lb4914lb191z131pkt5SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbWellDrainedItem3114SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMedium-MoistGulfcoastPEnstEmonPenstemontenuisIfyouhavegottenthenotionthatallournativeshavetohavewelldrainedsoilandyouresittingonsoggyblackgumboherestheplantyouvebeenlookingforItsanativeofpoorlydrainedsoilsinGulfCoastalprairiesandmarshesinTexasandLouisiana.perennialseedingrateblmMarMayPktcvers20sqftheight1218D-Pakcvers200sqftD-Pak291pkt6 SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbWellDrainedlancElEafcorEoPsisCoreopsislanceolataEasytoestablishandevergreenLanceleafCoreopsisgrowsinavarietyofconditionsandsoilsincludingdappledsunlightattheedgesofwoodedareas.WhetheryoucallitTickseeddependsonwhatpartofthecountryyourefromRangeismostofcentralmidwesternandsoutheasternUSandnorthernNewMexico.perennialseedingratebloomMayJuly10lbperacreheight23feet1ozper275sqft1lb1914lb81oz51pkt3Item3056OrderGiftPacketsasisorpersonalized20ormorebundles15eachbundle1000packets1-19bundles25eachbundle50-950packetsYourMessageItem4001YourMessageItem4006GiftPackEtsbundlesof50eachTwowildfowerpacketdesignscreatedtoallowspaceforyourmessage.Orderthemasisweshipfastmakeyourownmessageusingstick-onlabelsORCallusWithaminimumorderof100060daysnoticewecanpersonalizeanytypeofseedpacket.Valuesdependontechnicalrequirementsofdesign.500mgseedperpktGreatforWeddingsEventsEducationalGroupsFundraisersConferencebags70NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Item1011indianPaintBrushCastillejaindivisaTheLadyBirdJohnsonWildflowerCenterfoundthatthisplantgrowsincompanionwiththingrassesonwhichitattachesitsroots.Goodlarvalfoodsourceandnectarplantforbutterflies.GrowswellinpartsofTexasandOklahoma.seedingrate0.25lbperacre1ozper11000sqftannualbloomMar-Mayheight6-181pkt5SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMedium-MoistItem1005indianBlankEtGaillardiapulchellaThisisafavoriteoffolklorestories.ItgrowswidelyacrosstheregionfromthegulfcoastalbeachesnorthwardthroughOklahomaandbeyond.Itiseasytogrowinmixturesofspring-timewildflowers.IndianBlanketisrarelyeatenbydeerandhasaspecialrelationshipwithfireflies.StateflowerofOklahoma.seedingrate10lbperacre1ozper275sqftannualbloomMay-Julyheight1-214lb81oz51pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrained OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com71Item1006lEmonmintMonardacitriodoraThisnativeannualgrowsfromMissouritoKansastoMexico.Aromaticfoliagemakesthisplantdeerresistant.Citriodoraisusedasanaturalinsectrepellent.NativeAmericansincorporatedtheuseofitsleavesforediblegreensseasoningandanaromatictea.seedingrate3lbperacre1zper900sqftannualblmMay-Julyheight1-31z51pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedItem3064lazydaisyAphanostephussp.Forearlyspringbloomsthisshortannualprovidesasparklingwhiteray-likeflowerwithabrightyellowcenter.AbundantinOklahomaArkansasLouisianaTexassouthernMississippiAlabamaandthepanhandleofFlorida.seedingrate1lbperacre1zper2700sqftannualblmMar-Junheight4-161pkt6SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMediumItem3096SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumlimEstonEGauraGauracalcicolaTheLatinnamecalcicolameansdwellinginlimewhichproperlydescribesthiscolorfulower.Itisverytolerantofpoorsoilsandharshgrowingconditions.AlsosometimescalledTexasBeeblossom.perennialseedingrateblmMayJunPktcvers20sqftheight12D-Pakcvers200sqftD-Pak291pkt6SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistmaximiliansunflowErHelianthusmaximilianiEasytogrowandverygrandZnobiaZeeshowsoffMaximilianSunower-abeautifulplantevenbeforeitbloomsformingacircular-shapedcolonythatneedslotsofspacetoexpressitself.Itlikesmoistsoilsandprovidesfoodintheformofseedforbirdsandsmallmammals.Agoodlarvalplantandimportantnectarsourceforbutteriesandbees.perennialseedingrateblmAugoct4lbperacreheight46feet1zper675sqft1lb4914lb191z131pkt3Item1018WILDFLoWERSOrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com71 72NativeamericaNSeed8007284043Item1016PartridGEPEaChamaecristafasciculataThisnativeprairielegumehastheabilitytoaddnitrogentothesoil.PartridgePeaisagoodbloomerintheheatofthesummerandagoodfoodsourcefordovequailturkeyandnumeroussongbirds.GrowsfromcentralUStotheeastcoast.seedingrate20lbperacre1zper130sqftannualblmJune-octheight1-31lb2414lb91z51pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedmExicanhatRatibidacolumniferaProlicandwidespreadthroughouttheprairieregionsMexicanHatisagoodnectarplantforbutteries-anddeergoatssheepandcattleabsolutelyrefusetoeatitHenceitsreputationasaweednotparticularlywelcomedbyranchers.VeryeasytogrowfromMinnesotaandMontanadowntoLouisianaandacrosstoMexico.perennialseedingrateblmAprJuly2lbperacreheight13feet1zper1350sqft1lb3914lb111z61pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedItem1004SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMediumMoistPinkEvEninGPrimrosEOenotheraspeciosaPinkEveningPrimroseissemi-evergreenandmakesagoodgroundcover.Italsoprovidesanicesplashofdiversityinalawnorlandscape.GrowsthroughoutmuchofthesoutheasternUSandwestthroughTexasintoMexico-andupthroughtheplainsstatesofOklahomaMissouriandKansas.perennialseedingrateblmMarJuly1lbperacreheight12feet1zper2700sqft1lb6414lb231z131pkt3Item1022SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedmissouriPrimrosEOenotheramissouriensisAmongthemosthardyanddrought-tolerantoftheperennialstheMissouriPrimroseputsforthbigshowybloomsinthespringandearlysummer.FoundfromcentralTexastoOkla-homaArkansasKansasandNebraskainwelldrainedsandyorcalichesoils.Anattractiveadditiontorockyslopesandtheseedpodsarebeautifulwhendried.PerennialSeedingrateBlmAprJune5lbperacreHeight312inches1zper550sqft14lb231z111pkt5Item3112 OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com73SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedPrairiEaGalinisAgalinisheterophyliaExcellentplantforattractingbutteriesfoundinprairiesandplainsgrasslandsandfalloweldssometimesonrockysoilsorinopenwoodlands.ItisaknownlarvalhostfortheBuckeyebutteryandOrangeSwallowMothandaveryattractivenectarsource.perennialseedingrateblmAprJuly0.5lbperacreheight13feetD-pakper200sqftD-Pak291pkt6Item1008PlainscorEoPsisCoreopsistinctoriaAneasytogrownativeannual.Goodforroadsideplantings.Itgrowsinareaswith15ormoreinchesofrainfallallthewaytotheEastCoast.PlainsCoreopsisisagoodnectarplantforbutterflies.NativeAmericansmadeteafromflowerstostrengthentheblood.Wehaveuseditasanursecropincombinationwithnativeprairiegrassplantings.Item1003seedingrate2lbperacre1zper1350sqftannualblmMar-Julyheight1-21lb1914lb81z51pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMediumPitchErsaGESalviaazureaOneofthetallestnativesalviasthisplantcanbefoundgrowinginsmallcoloniesinrichfertiletallgrassprairies.Itsaromaticscentmakesitdeerresistantanditbloomswellintothefallunderfavorableconditions.GrowsfromSouthCarolinaacrosstoNebraskaanddowntoMexico.perennialseedingrateblmMayNv3lbperacreheight23feet1zper900sqft1pkt6Item1025SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedPrairiEconEflowErRatibidacolumniferaCousintotheMexicanHatbutwithouttheextrasplashofOlethePrairieConeowerisagoodnectarplantforbutteriesandunpalatabletodeergoatssheepandcattle.Prolicandeasytogrowinalmostanywelldrainedsoil.perennialseedingrateblmAprJuly2lbperacreheight13feet1zper1350sqft1lb3914lb151z91pkt3Item1029WILDFLoWERS 74NativeamericaNSeed8007284043PrairiEvErBEnaGlandulariabipinnatifdavar.bipinnatifdaThislowtrailingorcreepingperennialisdroughttolerantandlong-blooming.RangesthroughouttheGreatPlainsandportionsoftheSouthwest.Massesofpurplebloomsandasweetfragranceattractbutteries.Itwillalsogrownicelyinapot-justdontusethepottingsoilthatcomeswithextrafertilizersbuiltin.perennialseedingrateblmMaroct2lbperacreheight412inches1zper1530sqft14lb381z261pkt3Item3067SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMediumSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbWellDrainedPurPlEconEflowErEchinaceapurpureaThiseasytogrownativeperennialisoftenusedingardenlandscapesandisoneoftheverybestplantstoattractbutteries.Willlastforaweekorlongerasacutowerifyourefreshthewaterregularly...canbeplantedinSpringorFall.perennialseedingrateblmAprMay10lbperacreheight2feet1zper275sqft1lb3314lb131z61pkt3Item1023Item3156SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXDry-MediumPrairiEParslEyPolytaenianuttalliiImportantnectarandlarvalhostplantforawiderangeofbutteries.Thetinyowersalsoattractsmallerpollinatorssuchasnativebees.Cattleandotherherbivoresbrowsereadilyonthenon-toxicfoliage.biennialseedingrateblmAprJunPktcvers20sqftheight23D-Pakcvers200sqftD-Pak291pkt6PhotobyNormanG.FlaiggLBJWildfowerCenterSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedPurPlEconEflowErnarrowlEafEchinaceaangustifoliaMorerareandmoresitespecicthanEchinaceapurpureathisplantlikeswelldrainedslopesinthetallgrassprairieregions.Goodnectarplantforbutteries.Thickstandsarerarelyfoundinthewildprobablyduetoover-harvestinginthelate1800sformedicinaluses.Allpartsofthisplantincludingrootscanbeusedforthispurpose.perennialseedingrateblmMayJune10lbperacreheight2feet1zper275sqft1lb9914lb381z261pkt5Item1015 OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com75WILDFLoWERSItem1021PurPlEPrairiEclovErDaleapurpureavar.purpureaNaturehasitsownwayofhealingdamagedlandsandthislegumeisbutoneofmany.Itisoftenfoundgrowingonseverelyerodedlandordepletedsoilsincludingrockylimestoneandcaliche.Theseedsareanimportantfoodsourceforquailandothergroundbirds.perennialseedingrateblmJuneJuly4lbperacreheight13feet1zper675sqft1lb3314lb131z81pkt5SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMediumMoistPhotobyDavidNorthingtonLadyBirdJohnsonWildfowerCenterPhotobyMikeSearlesItem3149SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistrattlEsnakEmastErEryngiumyuccifoliumThisuniqueplantisabotanicalenigma.Theleaveslooklikeyuccaandtheowersappeartobefromanalienplanet.Itsactuallyamemberoftheparsleyfamily.Thedistinctivewaxy-greenfoliagelendstheplantabitofanunusualairandthewhitespikygolfballowersaretrulyunique.perennialseedingrateblmAprJulPktcvers20sqftheight1820D-Pakcvers200sqft1pkt6PhotobyCarolClarkrEdcolumBinEAquilegiacanadensisTheowersofthisColumbinearereallybrilliantredandyellowwithstrikingredsepalsbetweenthepetals.Theowersare1to112incheslongandaboutaninchwide.perennialseedingrateblmMarMayPktcvers20sqftheight12D-Pakcvers200sqft1pkt6Item3098SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadewblMedium-MoistItem3169SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMediumrEddomEBlankEtflowErGaillardiapinnatifdaUniqueperennialGaillardiawhosowersattractbutteries.Thedistinctiveyellowpetalsaresetoffbythedeepreddomeheadofthisspeciesmakinganeyecatchingcombination.Eachyellowpetalrayhasthreelovesthatsurroundadeepreddiskthatseemsirrisistabletoournativepollintors.Extremelydroughttolerantperennial.perennialseedingrateblmAprJunPktcvers20sqftheight13D-Pakcvers200sqftD-Pak291pkt6PhotobyDavidNorthingtonLadyBirdJohnsonWildfowerCenter nativeaMericanSeed80072840437676NativeamericaNSeed8007284043scramBlEdEGGsCorydaliscurvisiliquaFlowersinearlyspringwitha6-8weekbloomtime.Thisplantisfoundinopenfieldsoralongroadsides.Theseseedsareafavoritefoodsourcefordoveinlatespring.Easytogrow.Sowseedinfall.Item1009seedingrate2lbperacre1zper1350sqftannualblmFeb-Aprheight8-1014lb381z261pkt6scarlEtsaGESalviacoccineaHardyandversatilethistoughplantcanthriveinawidevarietyofconditions.Itcanbeevergreeninsouthernregionsinthewinterandisquitehappytogrowindappledsunlightunderthetrees.Wehaveitaroundourguestcabinatthefarmwhereitattractshummingbirdsthroughoutthesummer.Itsdeerresistanttoo.perennialseedingrateblmMayoct8lbperacreheight630inches1zper350sqft14lb151z91pkt3SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwblMedium-MoistItem3073SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMediumItem3183SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXMedium-MoistshowymilkwEEdAsclepiasspeciosaUsedbymanytribesformakingeverythingfromropetoclothtomedicinethisbeautifulmilkweedhasaveryinterestingethnobotanicalhistory.Thoughoncecommonitwastargetedforeradicationbecauseofitsperceivedtoxicitytolivestock.Thissametoxicityiscriticalforthesurvivalofmonarchbutteriesitisnowclearthatthesurvivalofbothspeciesaretiedtogether.Shareinthehistoryfuturebyplantingtheseseedstoday.FoundinhighplainsofTexasnorthtoCanadaandwesttoCalifornia.perennialblmMaySeptheight131pkt3Item9100SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbDry-MediumsnaPdraGonvinEMaurandyaantirrhiniforaWhetherclimbinghangingtrailingortwiningSnapdragonVineisahandsomeherbaceousvine.Smalldelicateviolettopurpleorrarelywhitishowersgrowsolitaryfromtheleafaxils.Growsquicklyfromseedtoattractivelycoverawiresupporthangfromabasketorcreepoutfromastonewall.Dormantafterafrostotherwiseevergreen.vineseedingrateblmMarSeptPktcvers20sqftheight13D-Pakcvers200sqft1pkt6PhotobyMattLavinMontanaStateUniversitynewitemAvailableinSustaintheMigratinKitsseep1610seedspacket.Exceptionalquality.Extremeshortages.Hopesofreachingmanyhelpinghands.Togetherwecaninsuremilkweedsandbutterieswillalwayshaveaplace. nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com77OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com77WILDFLoWERStahokadaisyMachaerantheratanacetifoliaSowthisseedthicklytocreateasuccessionofbloomsforasix-monthperiod.Singleplantsmaybeinflowerfortwomonthsthengotoseed.Theylookgreatonarockyslope.Thisisoneoftheshowiestwildflowersforthefall.ItsrangeisCanadatoMexico.Item3138annualblmMay-oct.height4-16seedingrate5lbperacre1zper550sqft1lb7414lb321z181pkt5PhotoZoeM.KirkpatrickSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwMedium-MoistswamPmilkwEEdAsclepiasincarnataAlsoknownasPinkMilkweedthisnativenaturallygrowsalongwaterwaysandisidealforraingardens.Despiteitsnameitwillgrowindrierhabitats.ItssmallpinkandsometimeswhiteowerscanbeseenusuallyduringthemonthsofAugustandSeptember.WewereexcitedtotakethisimageAugustonthebanksoftheLlanoRivernearourfarmelds.perennialblmJunoctheight24feet1pkt3Item3184SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMedium-MoistswamPsunflowErHelianthusangustifoliusSwampSunowerthrivesinmoistareasandcanalsotolerateperiodsofdroughttoo.ThiswillmakeagreatplantfortheswalesinraingardensSwampSunowerhasadarkpurplishcenterandreddishpurplestemsandskinnywillowyleaves.Withthewholeplantcoveredingoldenyellowowers-butteriesbeesandotherpollinatorslovethisnectarsource.perennialseedingrateblmoct4lbperacreheight13feet1zper675sqft1lb4914lb191z131pkt5Item1036SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbWellDrainedstandinGcyPrEssIpomopsisrubraAspectacularredoweringbiennialthatattractsbutteriesandhummingbirdsindroves.ItthrivesinawiderangeofsoilsfromcalichetorichbottomlandsfromNorthCarolinatoFloridaandacrossthesouthtoTexasandcangrowuptovefeettall.Mayalsobloomthesecondspringafterplanting.biennialseedingrateblmMayJune6lbperacreheight25feet1zper450sqft1lb5914lb211z151pkt3Item3082newitemAvailableinSustaintheMigratinKitsseep1610seedspacket.Exceptionalquality.Extremeshortages.Hopesofreachingmanyhelpinghands.Togetherwecaninsuremilkweedsandbutterieswillalwayshaveaplace. 78NativeamericaNSeed8007284043tExasBluEBonnEtLupinustexensisThestateflowerofTexasPrefershillsidesandwelldrainedareas.BluebonnetsarethoughttohaveoriginatedonthegraniticsoilsoftheLlanoUplift.BecauseTexasBluebonnetisanannualplantnextyearscropwillonlygrowfrompreviousyearsseeds.Allowyourwildflowerstofullymatureandripentheirseedsbeforemowing.Item1002annualblmMar-Mayheight6-20seedingrate20lbperacre1zper130sqft1lb16.5014lb7.251z4.851pkt3tExasyEllowstarLindheimeratexanaTexasYellowStarbeginsfloweringwhen2inchestallandcontinuesbloomingwhilegrowingtaller.Inacultivatedflowerbedsweveseenitgetupto30tallwithhundredsofblooms.Beautifuldriedseedheadsseedingrate12lbperacre1zper225sqftannualblmMar-octheight6-20Item31411lb4914lb191z131pkt5SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXWellDrainedwhitEPrairiEclovErDaleacandidavar.candidaWhitePrairieCloverrangesfromCanadatoMexicoandlikeitscousinPurplePrairieCloverisalegumethatcapturesnitrogenfromtheairandstoresitinnodulesontheroots.Plantitwithotherlegumesandshortgrassesonthinsoilsorhighlyerodiblelandtobeginahealingprocessandrebuildsoilfertility.perennialseedingrateblmJuneJuly3lbperacreheight23feet1zper900sqft1lb4914lb191z131pkt5Item1024PhotobyRobertSloanLadyBirdJohnsonWildfowerCenterSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXWellDrainedSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwWellDrainedItem3100whitEPricklyPoPPyArgemonealbifloraIfyouwanttoattractdovethisisthenativeplanttodoitBirdslovetheseedsjustasmuchasthecommonsunflower.Thisplantoffersearly-seasonfoodsupply.Bloomsarebig4-5inchesacross.Beawareofthestickeryfibersthatprotecttheplant.Aprolificannualthatspreadseasilythisisournativepoppy.annualblmMar-Julyheight2-4seedingrate10lbperacre1zper275sqft1lb3414lb111z81pkt5SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbWellDrained OrderOnlinewww.seedsource.com79WILDFLoWERSwinEcuPCallirhoeinvolucrataThewine-coloredbloomsofthislow-growingperennialmakeabeautifuladditiontohomegardensprovidingspringandearlysummercoloracrosstheprairiestatesfromTexastoNorthDakotaandasfarwestasUtah.Rosettesremaingreeninthewinter.Inthephotoatleftabenecialsoldierbeetlecousintothelightningbugisatwork.perennialseedingrateblmFebJune5lbperacreheight612inches1zper550sqft1z381pkt3winEcuPannualCallirhoeleiocarpaWestumbleduponthisbeautyonabackroadnotfarfromthefarm.Growingalongawoodededgewegatheredafewseedsandplantedthemthedayafter9-11.Easytogrowservesasagreatreminderthateachofushastherightandresponsibilitytocreatealittlespotofhealthonanailingplanet.Item1032annualblmMar-Mayheight1-3seedingrate4lbperacre1zper675sqft1lb2914lb111z91pkt3whitEwinEcuPCallirhoeinvolucratavar.linearilobaDelicatelookingbutdurableandlong-livedthesnow-whitepetalsofWhiteWinecuparesometimesstreakedwithredorpurple.Theplantproducesstrongroottubersthathelpitspreadgraduallyovertheyears.Lowgrowingandgreeninwinterinthesouthernregionsofitsrange.perennialseedingrateblmFebJune5lbperacreheight6-12inches1zper550sqftD-Pak291pkt6Item3053SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMedium-MoistSoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMedium-MoistItem3052SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwbMedium-MoistItem3084SoilTypeSunlightSoilMoistureSandLoamClayCalicheFullPartialDappledShadeXwDry-MediumyEllowPrairiEflaxLinumrigidumThislovelyfragilelookingowerisanativetotheprairiesandpasturesthroughoutthestateofTexas.Theyseldomgrowover8inchestallunlesstheyarewildlyhappyabouttheplacetheyregiven.Theplanthasverysmallpointedleaves.Theowersgrowinclustersontheterminalendsofthestemsoneowerineachclusteropeningatatime.annualseedingrateblmFebSeptPktcvers20sqftheight618D-Pakcvers200sqftD-Pak291pkt6 NativeamericaNSeed800728404380Todaythehoney-coloredhillsthatankthenorthwesternmountainsderivetheirhuenotfromtherichandusefulbunchgrassandwheatgrasswhichoncecoveredthembutfromtheinferiorcheatwhichhasreplacedthesenativegrasses.Themotoristwhoexclaimsabouttheowingcontoursthatleadhiseyeupwardtofarsummitsisunawareofthissubstitution.Itdoesnotoccurtohimthathillstoocoverruinedcomplexionswithecologicalfacepowder.Thecauseofthesubstitutionisovergrazing.Whentoo-greatherdsandockschewedandtrampledthehideoffthefoothillssomethinghadtocovertherawerodingearth.Cheatdid.AsistrueofthecarpthestarlingandtheRussianthistlethecheat-afictedregionsmakeavirtueofnecessityandndtheinvaderuseful.Newlysproutedcheatisgoodforagewhileitlastslikelyasnotthelambchopyouateforlunchwasnurturedoncheatduringthetenderdaysofspring.Cheatreducestheerosionthatwouldotherwisefollowtheovergrazingthatadmittedcheat.Thisecologicalring-around-the-rosymeritslongthought.IlistenedcarefullyforclueswhethertheWesthasacceptedcheatasanecessaryeviltobelivedwithuntilkingdomcomeorwhetheritregardscheatasachallengetorectifyitspasterrorsinland-use.Ifoundthehopelessattitudealmostuniversal.Thereisasyetnosenseofprideinthehusbandryofwildplantsandanimalsnosenseofshameintheproprietorshipofasicklandscape.EcologicalFacePowderLessonsfromAldoLeopold1887-1948bySteveNelleThispassageisfromanarticleCheatTakesOveroriginallypublishedin1941andlaterreprintedinASandCountyAlmanacpublishedin1949.80SandCountyAlmanacbyAldoLeopold240ppsoftcoverITEM60659 NativeamericaNSeedwww.seedsource.com81FortunatelyTexasdoesnothavesevereinfestationsofthisspeciesbutwehaveothernon-nativegrassesthatoftendominateourlandscapes.Totheuntrainedeyethehillsidesprairiessavannasandshrublandsoccupiedbythesegrassesmaylookgood.Tostockmenthesegrassesprovideforageandprotectthesoilfromerosionandthecattledonotseemcareaboutthegeographicoriginoftheirfodder.Howevertothetrainedeyetheseexoticgrasslandsrepresentsicklandscapesanddiminishedwildlifehabitat.Facepowderdoesnotenhancebeauty.Itmerelyhidesdefects.Likewiseexoticgrassessuperfciallycoverupdefectivelandscapesonwhichthenativeplantsandhealthysoilhavebeendamaged.Nativeplantenthusiastsoftenascribenegativeandevenhatefulemotionstoexoticplants.Thisisfaultythinking.Inmostcasestheseplantsaremerelyfllingthenicheswehavecreated.Cheatgrassandotherexoticgrassesdonotdestroythebeautyofhealthynativegrasslandsrathertheycolonizeandestablishinplacesthathavealreadybeendamagedanddegradedbyothercauses.Therearetwowaysthattheseexoticgrassesfndtheirwayontoourranches-eithertheysneakinuninvitedaswasthecasewithcheatgrassortheyareintentionallyplanted.InTexasmostofourtroublesomeexoticgrasseshavebeenintentionallyimportedandplanted.Onceplantedmanyofthesegrasseshavespreadexponentially.Wearenowreapingtheconsequencesofwhatwehavesowed.CheatgrassBromustectorumisoneofthemanyspeciesofexoticgrassesthatnowmonopolizeuntoldmillionsofacrestothedetrimentofnativegrasslands81 nativeaMericanSeed800728404382WAYSTOREDUCESPREADOFALIENEXOTICGRASSESStopPlantingThemWewillneverridTexasofexoticgrassesbutthereareatleastthreewaystodiminishtheirspread.Thefrstandmostintuitiveapproachistostopplantingthem.Somelandownerswholackaproperappreciationfornativegrassescontinuetoplanttheseso-calledimprovedgrassesbecausetheyarecheapproductiveeasytoestablishandeasytomanage.Thispracticewillprobablycontinueaslongasfederalconservationandagriculturalagenciesencourageandprovidecost-shareforthispractice.OnemightrightfullyaskWhyshouldtaxpayershelpsubsidizetheplantingoftheseproblematicexoticforagegrassesonprivatelandThesecondapproachistomanagerangelandinawaythatsustainsandimprovesnativeplantdiversity.Inthiswaythegroundwillremaincoveredbynativevegetationthusreducingtheopportunityforencroachmentandinvasion.Thethirdapproachistokillorsuppressthenon-nativegrassesandtoreplacethemwithanappropriatemixofnativespecies.Thisismuchharderthanitsoundsbutisbeingsuccessfullyusedonasmallscale.Leopoldstatedthatovergrazingwastheprincipalcauseofthewidespreadinvasionofcheatgrass.InLeopoldsdayovergrazingwassowidespreadthatitwasconsideredthenorm.ItwastrueinthewesternstatesanditwastrueinTexas.Heavygrazinggraduallyremovedthenaturalcoverofprotectivenativegrassuntilthegroundwasbarrenandnaked.Whyshouldtaxpayershelpsubsidizetheplantingoftheseproblematicexoticforagegrassesonprivateland382KillSuppressExoticsImproveNativeDiversity nativeaMericanSeedwww.seedsource.com8383Oneofthechiefecologicalprinciplesisthatnaturehatesnakedness.Landismeanttobecoveredbyplantsandacoverofexoticplantsisbetterthannocoveratall.Theeraoframpantandsevereovergrazingwasadarkanddamagingtimeinnaturalresourcemanagementanditcausedgreatharm.Wecontinuetoseetheeffectstoday.Fastforward50yearsandtheproblemofovergrazingismuchreducedcomparedtoLeopoldstime.InTexasgrazingmanagementhasimprovedmarkedlyinthepastfewdecades.Someofthisisduetoranchingeconomicsandrecurringdroughtwhichhasresultedingreatlyreducedlivestocknumbers.Somecanbetracedtoanincreasinginterestinwildlifemanagementwhichiscloselytiedtogoodgrazingpractices.MuchofthisimprovementcanalsobeattributedtoanincreasinganddeepenedcommitmentofresponsiblelandstewardshipamongTexaslandowners.Leopoldlamentedthattherewasnosenseofhusbandryofnativeplantsandanimalsinhisday.Thatwasprobablyanoverstatementbutitdidreecttheprevailingattitudeofthattime.Timeshavechangedandattitudesaredifferentnow.Yestherearestilltoomanycasesofovergrazingandpoorhusbandryofthelandandweshouldcontinuetoeducateencourageandmotivatebettermanagement.Butweshouldalsoacknowledgeandcelebratetheimprovements.Oneoftheimportantprinciplesofecologyandlandmanagementisthelawofunintendedconsequences.Theseexoticgrassesthatnowplaguethelandscapewereimportedwithgoodintentionsforbenecialpurposes.Noonesuspectedthatthesegrasseswouldonedaydominatemillionsofacresdamagingnativeplantdiversityandwildlifehabitat.Thesideeffectswerenotanticipated.Fewthingsinlandmanagementandconservationareblackandwhite.Mostactivitieshavebenetsaswellaspotentialrisks.ThereissomevalidecologicalandagriculturalutilitytotheseexoticgrassesasnotedbyLeopoldbutthesebenetsmustbeweighedagainstthepotentiallong-termnegativeimpacts.Noonecanreallyaccuratelypredictfutureeffectsofallouractions.Buttodaybetterlandstewardsarecarefullyandprudentlythinkingthroughlandmanagementoptions.Theytrytoanticipatetheripplingeffectstothelandtheirneighborsandfuturegenerations.Itisgratifyingtoseelargeandgrowingmovementsofpeoplededicatedtorestoringnativegrasslands.Leopoldnotedthatnosuchmovementexistedinhisday.LandStewardsarethosewhocarefullyandprudentlythinkthroughmanagementoptionsandtrytoanticipatetheripplingeffecttothelandtheirneighborsandfuturegenerationsAoLeopowoubesmiingtoinargeentusiasticgroupsoanownersnowtaingprieinbeingresponsibestewarsonativepantsananimas. Whilelearningaboutnativeplantsonequicklyfindstheneedtolearnmoreaboutalienspecies.Uponlookingyouseethemeveryday.Alienscanencroachonnativeplantingsprairiesroadsidesanddisturbedplaces.Sometimesthisleadspeopletobelievetheplantstheypassbydailyarenaturallynative.INTRoDUCEDADAPTEDALIENSBecomeawareofthetermsintroducedindigenizedadaptedorimprovedvarietiesofplantsflowersandgrasses.Thesewordsareoftenusedtodescribealienplantsthatmaybesuitedpersistorthriveinourenvironment.Theseplantsmayhavenolocalornaturalpredatorsintheirnewhomes.Theymaynotservemuchifanybeneficialpurposeintheecologicalfoodweb.Thispointisimportantespeciallyonthelowertrophiclevelswheretheinsectsreside.Allsongbirdsfeedtheiryounginsects.Butinsectsarehighlyselectiveabouttheirhostplantsandhavenouseformostalienplants.Thealiensmayhavepotentialtospreadoutofcontrol.MandatedbyLegislativeHouseBill338theTexasDeptofAgriculturewasassignedasthestatesauthoritytoclassifyplantspeciesasnoxiousorinvasive.AccordingtoUSFederalExecutiveOrder13112ofFeb.031999Invasivespeciesmeansanalienspecieswhoseintroductiondoesorislikelytocauseeconomicorenvironmentalharmorharmtohumanhealth.Perennialwarmseasongrassesarewidelyusedinlivestockforageproduction.Themajorityofnativegrasslandsaroundandeastofthe98th-tothe100thmeridianeastofI35hasbeenconvertedtoalienintroductionsofimprovedpasturesofaliengrasses.Thesealiensgeneratebillionsofdollarsofeconomicbenefitforfarmersranchersmostlyinthefoodproductionofbeefanddairycattle.CoastalbermudaanAfricangrassanditsmanyvarietiesjohnsongrasskleingrassbahiagrassbuffelgrassandoldworldbluestemsaresomeofthemostwidespread.Bermudaforagegrassesareestimatedtocover8.7millionacresinTexasnotincludingallthelawnscityparksballfieldsschoolcorporatecampusesandalltheroadsides.ProductionpotentialisvaluedbyTxAMUniv.at120peracreoratotal10.44billionstatewide.Nativebluestemsarevaluedat10peracrecovering10.8millionacresfor108millionor10timeslessthanalienbermudagrass.Manycostssuchasimpactstowildlifeandpollutionfromrunoffarebeingexternalizedinthesevalues.BermudagrassandmanyotheralienpastureshavelimitedvaluetoTexaswildlife.3grandmasagoStAugustineAfricanDaisyKleingrassTocaloteWilmanLovegrassWeepingLovegrassBahiagrassBermudagrassAsianJasmineFoxtailMilletKingRanchBluestemStAugustineBluePanicumCornPoppyCrimsonCloverCornflowerBastardCabbageJohnsongrassDamesRocketBuffelgrassZoysiaEXPLORETHEFULLPALLETOFNATIVES...SEEDSOFFEREDINTHISCATALOGAREGROWNHARVESTEDAND100NATIVETOOURLOCALECOREGIONS100nativeCosmos84StAugustineCANYOUIDENTIFYCOMMONALIENSLetsworktogethertopreventtheirspreadREFERENCESInvasivespecieslegislatinsearchHB338TXTexasAgricultureNoxiousandInvasivePlantsriginfalien-speciesplants.usda.govnegativeimpactstexasinvasives.orglandfragmentatininTexastxaglandtrust.org 7615.57nativeBluestemswerethekeystoneprairiegrasses.PrairiesprovidedincrediblyrichecosystemservicesthathelpedmakeTexasagreatplace.Butwithtodayseconomicvalueitsnotlikelythatbermudagrasswillmakeanyofficialweedlist.Anyonewhohasevertriedtokeepbermudagrassoutofthegardenoranativeplantingknowshowtenaciouslyaggressiveitreallyis.Alienspresentchallengeswhenconductingnativeprairierestorationwork.Andalienscontinuetobeintroducedintotheenvironment.Alienplantissuesaresignificantandcomplexandprobablythepeoplecansolvethembest.PoWERBYLEARNINGPlantidentificationisnotsomethingonlyreservedforbotanistsandPhDs.Manycommonplantsareeasilyidentifiedwithalittlepractice.Resourcesareavailabletohelpyousomehereinthiscatalog.Onethingisforsurenativeplantsusedtoknowexactlyhowtoliverightherewithnoextracare.Togetherwecanbuildmodelstohelpotherslearnhowtoputnativesbackontheland.Overtimewemayseevalueinreturningtomoresustainablewaysofbalancingtherootsofoureconomy.Wecanchangehowwevaluenativegrasses.InTexasourpropertyrightsaresacred.Butwithlandownershipcomesseriousandgroundedresponsibility.Wearevotingwitheverydollarwespend.Weknowfoodmustbeproducedwithcarefulstewardshipofthelandmostlyfromdomesticatedplantsandanimals.Raisingawarenessaboutplantsandtheirlong-termimpactsonthelandcanbecomeaforceforpositivechange.Wecanmakeneededchangeseveninourownyards.Butwecangofurther.Forexamplelocalcitiesandschoolsmanagepublicoutdoorspaces.ThespacesaddupasTexasisexperiencingthefastestlandfragmentationandurbandevelopmentinthenation.Withcomprehensivelandstewardshippracticeswecanactivelyparticipatetoimprovethemanagementofpubliclands.SometimesitseemstheonlyplangoingistomaketheplaceOneBigCityBalanceisneededtoprotectandshareourspacewiththetreescreeksandriversthefourleggedandthewingedones.THINGSWECANDoBecomenativetoyourplaceGetahoedobattlewiththealiensUsenativeplantsgrassesandwildflowersonyourcornerofplanetSupportranchersfarmersproducingfoodwithgoodlandstewardshipLetyourlandscapedothetalkingsharethestorywithneighborsParticipateindecisionsthataffectthemanagementofpublicspacesRememberyouvotewitheverytooLStocontroLaLienSStartwithheavydutytoolsmadeintheUSA-100organiccontrolHandforgedthicksteelfromagriculturalplowsharestheselong-lastingtoolsaresuperiortoanyavailableinbigboxstores.GreatfortakingoutpeskyweedssuchascheatgrassbastardcabbageburcloverKRBluestemandotheraliens.Undesirableplantsdontstandachance.Perfectforgardenersfedupwithcheapgardenhoesthatfalltopieces.Afteradecadeofusingthesefororganicweedcontrolonrestorationprojectsandourseedfarmwenowoffertheseproductstohelpyourestoretheearth.Usethesharpcornertotakecareofsmallerweedsorthelongflatsidetodislodgerootsystemsoflargerperennials.Bothmenandwomenenjoytheeffectivenessofthesehighqualitytools.CarefulthesewillbesharpandreadyforusewhentheyshowupKeepemsharpwithagoodflatfile.Takecareofyourtoolsandtheylltakecareofyou.MosteffectivetoolIveeverused-ZnobiaItem7077-36Forclosequarterscombatindefenseagainstalieninvaders.Thetoolforearlydetection.Slicestenderyoungseedlingsintheirmostvulnerableandeasieststagetocontrol.2.4lbs.60ashhandleItem7076-40Substantialweightattheendofthehoemakesshortworkofuprootingeventhemostestablishedaliens.Generalallpurposehoeshouldlastalifetimewithpropercare.Ikeepminehandyontheporch.4lbs.60ashhandleItem7078-44Headissharpasanaxeonthreesideswithapickonoppositesideforgrubbingrootsandrocks.4.4lbs.60ashhandleItem7079-70Robustcutandraketoolforgrubbingunderknotsofsmallcedarandmesquitesupto1diameter.Prescribedburnapplicationssuchasrakingcoalsandbuildingfrebreaks.5.4lbs.54ashhandletOmaHaWKarrOWtraiLBUiLderFireraKe AlienSpecies86LearnMoreTexasInvasives.orgorPlants.USDA.govMakesureyouare100correctonidentificationbeforeremoval.Dontletunwantedplantsgotoseed.Repeatedeffortsmaybeneededtocompletelyeliminate.Organiccontrolforperennialsmeanskillingtheplantroots.Annualsmaybereducedbykeepingthemfromproducingseedsbabiesuntilkillingfrostorchoppingjustbelowtherootcrown.Pickupandproperlydisposealienseedheads.Soilcanbefullofdormantweedseedsespeciallyifthelandwaseverafarmfield.Beawarediggingsoilordisturbingthesurfacecanbringupmoreweedseeds.Newnativeplantingswilleventuallypopulatetoplayersofthesoilwiththeirseeds.Understandingthereproductivecyclesandvegetativegrowthhabitsoftargetedalienswillguidemaintenancedecisions.Handtoolsaremosteffectiveonannualplants.Youngseedlingperennialsareeasytochopbeforerootsestablish.Perennialscutabovegroundwillcomeback.Mostperennialplantssproutbackfromtherhizomesstolonstubersandbudsatorbelowthesurface.Makesureyougetrootsystemoftheseplants.BeawareintheBlankSlatephaseofcontrolthereisanassociatedriskoferosionbyleavingbaregroundforextendedperiodsoftime.JohnnieBetoTomahawkmasters.Togethertheyhavemorethan3decadeswithNativeAmericanSeed.BaStardcaBBageRapistrumrugosumFleshyannualthatbloomsearlywithprolicseedproduction.ChokesoutnativewildowerssuchasBluebonnets.Flowersareyellowwith4petals.Broadleaftaprootthatlookslikeamustardplant.Chopbeforeitowerstopreventviableseedproduction.Plantthrivesindisturbedareas.Bastardcabbageshouldbeidentiablebyitsrosettesbylatefallorearlywinter.OnceidentiedBastardcabbageshouldberemovedbyTomahawkhoeensurethatrootsystemisseparatedfromlowestleaves.Iftimegetsawayandplantsbloomanddevelopmatureseedsitwillbenecessarytoputcutvegetationinalandll.Whenplantsareyoungtheyareeasiertohoeandtheminimalbiomasscanlieongroundtodecomposeinplace.Historicallyspreadsthroughcontaminatedcovercropseeds.Seedsaresimilarinsizetothoseofwheatandryeweedseedscreenscanfailtoremoveit.Usecautionwhenpurchasingcoolseasoncovercrops.Non-native.Heightupto5ftCool-SeasonAnnualS.EuropeW.AsiaBerMudagraSSCynodondactylonBermudagrassisamongthemostpervasiveweeds.Reproducesviaseedsandrunnersorstolonsaswellasrhizomes.Shallowbuthardyrootsystemsallowittopersisteveninareaswheresubsoiliscompactedorincracksofconcrete.Frequentandshortmowingaswellasdisturbancespromotesbermudagrasstospread.Itgrowsalloveritselfformingatangledmatorthatch.Multipletreatmentshanddiggingsolarizationthroughmultiplegrowingseasonsarerequiredtoachievecontrol.Duringthisprocessitisnotadvisabletoattempttheestablishmentofnativesinthetreatmentarea.Covercropsshouldbeusedtostabilizesoilandpreventerosion.Iftheinfestedareaissubirrigatedornearwatersedgewehavehadlowsuccessincontrollingbermudagrass.Likeotherwarm-seasongrassesBermudagrassgoesdormantinwinterandwilllookbrownbutisstillalive.Non-native.Heightupto2feetWarm-SeasonPerennialAfricaNON-NATIVENON-NATIVE ALIENSLearnMoreTexasInvasives.orgorPlants.USDA.gov87BuFFeLgraSSPennisetumciliareNottobeconfusedwithnativeBuffalograss.IntroducedfromAfricaintosouthTexasnorthernMexicotostabilizesoilsafterthedroughtsofthedepressionera.Denseclumpsbecomerhizomatous.Prolicseedproduction.Crowdsoutdroughttolerantnativegrasses.EarlyidenticationandtreatmentisessentialsoasnottoallowplantstoproduceviableseedandreducetheareasdisturbedmechanicallyusingtheTomahawkhoe.Changesreregimeburningduringthepeakgerminationtimefornatives.Thisprocessisadownwardspiralthatfavorsbuffelgrassattheexpenseofnatives.Densemonoculturesresult.ProhibitednoxiousweedinArizona.Non-native.Heightupto3feetWarm-SeasonPerennialAfricaAsiaEuropeBurcLoverMedicagosp.AlsocalledBurMedicandYellowClover.Coolseasonannuallegume.Problematicbecauseitformsamat.Seedtransportedinanimalsfurcoat.Climaxinvegetativegrowthoccursduringthetimewhennativewarmseasonspeciesgerminate.Thismatofvegetationrobsmoistureandshadesoutnativewarmseasonseedlings.Burcloverdiesbackinheatofsummerleavinggroundbareandexposed.Prolicseedproduction.Bursstickinsocksandanimalfur.Cautionseedsaresometimesincludedcommerciallyinnativeseedmixes.ConsiderednoxiousinArizona.Non-native.Heightupto1footCool-SeasonAnnualSouthernEuropecheatgraSSBromussp.Coolseasonannual.Competeswithnativecoolseasonwildowersforsunlightmoistureandsoil.Prolicseedproduction.Persistentindisturbedareas.Youngplantsproducelargeamountsoftendergreengrowthwhichcanquicklydominateareawithdensecanopy.Diesoutintempsabove90degreesFahrenheitleavingsoilbare.IthasbeenestimatedthatcheatgrassinvasionscauseswheatfarmersinUSACanada350-375millionincontrolandlossofyieldeachyear.Handpullingentireplantwithrootsiseffective.Keepbagofnativeseedstiedtoyourbeltandthrowapinchintoeachholeleftbypulledcheatgrass.BroughttoUSbyearlysettlersaspackingmaterialfornechinaandotherfragileitems.Non-native.Heightupto2feetCool-SeasonAnnualEuropeSWAsiacarriZoArundodonaxAlsocalledGiantCane.Introducedinthe1820sforroongmaterialanderosioncontrolindrainagecanalsinLosAngelesarea.Oftenplantedinpeoplesbackyardsasaprivacyscreen.Controlentailseducationcooperationofneighborsincludingmunicipalities.Extremelyaggressiveandrhizomatousinnature.Amongthefastestgrowingterrestrialplantsintheworldnearly4perday.Spreadsunderground.TopresentknowledgeArundodoesnotprovideanyfoodsourcesornestinghabitatsforwildlife.Leavesandstemscontainavarietyofharmfulchemicalswhichprotectitfrommostinsectsanddeterwildlifefromfeedingonit.Isextremelydamaginginriparianecosystemsbyoutcompetingnativespecies.Constanthandremovalonaregularbasisistheonlyorganiccontainmentpossibility.FormoreinforesearchNuecesRiverAuthoritysPull-Kill-Plantprogramefforts.Non-native.Heightupto20feetWarm-SeasonPerennialAsiaNON-NATIVENON-NATIVENON-NATIVENON-NATIVEFeaturedinEcologicalFacePowderonp.80 88LearnMoreTexasInvasives.orgorPlants.USDA.govKingranchBLueSteMBothriochloaischaemumAlsoknownasyellowbluestemthisgrassspreadsthroughprolicseedproductionandrhi-zomes.IntroducedtoTexasviatheKingRanchKRinanefforttostabilizesanddunes.Thisgrassmakesupto9seedcropsperyear.Fastgrowingdenseshortvegetationpreventsotherwarmseasonnativegrassesfromgettingafoothold.Seedsmovearoundinthewindandanimalfur.Likesdisturbedareas.Becomesmoreaggressivewithmowing.ItisoftenfoundgrowinginmixedcolonieswithCanebluestemBothriochloabarbinodisanativespeciesofthesamegenus.Thisisthekeytomanagement.Thesetwospeciesthriveunderthesameconditionsandllthesameniches.UseTomahawk.Prescribedreinsummerfollowedbydrouthyconditionscanprovideupto85reductioninpopulation.Non-native.Heightupto2.5feetWarm-SeasonPerennialAsiaJohnSongraSSSorghumhalepenseThistallandstragly-lookinggrasswasrstbroughtoverfromtheMediterraneanasagifttoaplantationownerinMississippijust150yearsago.Helikeditandestablisheditonhislandwhereitgrewthickandfast.FromthereithasspreadalloverthesoutheasternquadrantoftheUnitedStatesandcanbefoundinspotsasfarwestasTexasandevenCalifornia.Itthrivesonanypatchofdisturbedsoilitcanndwhetherplowedorbulldozedorjustoverworked.Asingleplantproducesupto5000seedsperyearandthoseseedscanliedormantinthegroundforuptotwentyyearstocome.Thisperennialgrasshaseshyrhizomesthateasilybreakintolivepiecesofviablerootsrenderingpersistantmechanicalremovalextremelynecessary.Makesuretogetalleshyrhizomes.ReadmoreaboutMr.JohnsonsCursewww.seedsource.com.Non-native.Heightupto6feetPerennialAfricaAsiachinaBerrytreeMeliaazedarachGrowsfastSoftwoodmakesthemfalloverandcluttersitewithlimbs.ChinaBerrysproducealargeseedcropeachyear.Oftenconfusedwithnativewesternsoapberry.Majorpestinaquaticecosystems.Escapedfromresidentiallandscapes.TexasDeptofAgriculturehasrecentlyaddedtoofcialstateinvasivespecielist.Non-native.Heightupto45feetPerennialHimalayasAsiaMuSKthiStLeCarduusnutansAlsocalledNoddingThistle.MuskThistleispricklyallover-nottobeconfusedwiththebeautifulnon-pricklynativeAmericanBasketower.Introducedintheearlypartofthecenturyitisnowwidespread.Formsextremelydensestandswhichcrowdoutdesirablenatives.Seedshaveuffyplumesandareeasilydistributedbywind.Toeradicatechopbelowbottomleavesbeforeseedheadforms.Identifyyoungseedlingsbylobedwavymarginsonleaveswithyellowspines.Normallyowersinmid-summer.Seedsoftenfoundincool-seasoncovercrops.Cautiontopurchaseonlycleanseedmixes.Non-native.Heightupto6feetCool-SeasonAnnualEuropeAsiaAlienscompetefercelyforavailablesunlightandwaterNON-NATIVENON-NATIVENON-NATIVENON-NATIVEphototakenatParqueIsabelaChristopherColumbusrsthomesiteinDominicanRepublic 89PrivetLigustrumsinenseAvailableforsaleatbigstoresthisevergreenshrubescapesurbanlandscapesandquicklyinvadesriparianareas.Densethicketsareformedsuppressingnativevegetationandwildlifehabitat.Oneplantmakesthousandsofsmallpurpleberrieswithseedsinside.Birdseatseedsanddisperseinnaturalareas.Helpeducateyourneighbors.Handdigtoremove.Poisonoustomostpets.Non-native.NativeAlternativesAmericanBeautyberryMexicanBuckeyeMexicanPlum.Heightupto25feetShrubEuropeAsiaAfricatocaLoteCentaureamelitensisAlsocalledMaltaStar-Thistlethisplantproducesspineyyellow-oweredheads.AlthoughTocaloteseedlingslooksimilartoyoungIndianBlanketswildowersTocalotesaremorelobed.Bestifidentiedwhenyoungaschoppingatthisstageiseasy.Takecareifchoppingwhenplanthasseedheadsasithasaspecialtrick.Tocalotesnormallyhaveafewhiddenseedheadsattheverybaseoftheplantmakesuretogettheseandbelowthelowestleaves.Manyseedheadswillbeontopofopenlybranchedstems.Seedheadssticktoanimalsandclothingbesuretocleanandremovebeforecontinuingtouninfestedareas.FungiandinsectsarecurrentlybeingtestedforintroductionintotheUnitedStatesasabiologicalcontroloftocalote.Cautionrecommendedtoanyquickxofintroducingalienfungiandinsects.Historyisfullofexampleswhichdemonstratethecurecanbeworsethantheillness.Non-native.Heightupto3feetCool-SeasonAnnualEuropeNorthAfricaSt.auguStineStenotaphrumsecundatumisOftenreferredtoascarpetgrassSt.Augustineisabroadleafturfgrassthatthrivesintropicalregionswhererainfallisplentifulandfreezingtemperaturesareunusual.Stoloniferousspeciesthatrootsatthenodesspreadswithacreepinggrowthpattern.Leafbladesarefoldedandcoarsetexturedroundedatthetipandcontractedatthebase.Susceptibletoattacksbyfungigrubwormsandchinchbugs.Requiresfrequentmowingfertilizerinsecticidesandirrigationtothriveduringdrysummers...andprayerforsurvivalthroughharshwinters.TheeraofStAugustinelawnshaspassed.RootsystemsareshallowmakingforeasyremovalbylighttillingorhoeingwithourTomahawk.Besuretoremoveallstolonstoensurere-growthwillnotoccur.HavefunwithnewnativeoutdoorlivingspaceNon-native.Heightupto1ftWarm-SeasonPerennialTropicalRegionsNON-NATIVENON-NATIVENON-NATIVEALIENS8050CerealRyeGrainCoverCrop............2500sqft12lbs.026.408051CerealRyeGrainCoverCrop............5000sqft25lbs.049.758052CerealRyeGrainCoverCrop...........10000sqft50lbs.069.508053CerealRyeGrainCoverCrop............OneAcre200lbs.210.00ItemDescriptionSQ.FT.AREATotalLbs.TotalPricecereaLryegraincovercroPPlantingtimeSeptember-februaryforuseasaNurseCropwithothernativeseedsuseseedingrateof20lbsacreSecalecerealenoteonlinepricingincludesshipping 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