River Refuge Seed

Specializing in Wetland Restoration

NATIVE MIXES

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 NATIVE WETLAND MARSH MIX #1

This mix is perfect for seasonal wetlands where water recedes to marshy conditions, spring to summer.Plant 8-10 lbs/acre.


                      

     60%   Alisma subcordatum (AMERICAN WATER PLANTAIN)

     20%   Glyceria occidentalis (WESTERN MANNAGRASS)

     10%   Alopecurus aequalis (SHORTAWN FOXTAIL)

     10%   Sagittaria latifolia (WAPATO)

  

  $19.25 /lb

 

 NATIVE WETLAND MARSH MIX #2

 

This mix is perfect for seasonal wetlands where water recedes to marshy conditions, spring to summer.

Plant 8-10 lbs/acre.

 

 

     70%     Alisma subcordatum (AMERICAN WATER PLANTAIN)

     15%     Sagittaria latifolia (WAPATO)

     15%    Scirpus microcarpus (SMALL FRUITED BULRUSH)


 

$37.50 /lb

 

 NATIVE WETLAND MEDIUM TO       
 SHALLOW WATER MIX #3

 

This is the ideal mix for spring water depth of 6”-18” that recedes in June or July. Plant 12-18 lbs/acre.

 


      25%   Alisma subcordatum (AMERICAN WATER PLANTAIN)

      10%    Alopecurus aequalis (SHORTAWN FOXTAIL)

      20%    Beckmannia syzigachne (AMERICAN SLOUGHGRASS)

      20%    Eleocharis palustris (CREEPING SPIKERUSH)

      20%    Glyceria occidentalis (WESTERN MANNAGRASS)

         5%    Leersia oryzoides (RICE CUTGRASS)

 

  

$24.50 /lb

 

 NATIVE WETLAND DEEP WATER MIX #4

 

This mix is great for deeper water areas. It works well in areas with winter water depth of 3’-4’ and summer levels of 6”-12” or even drying in August/September. Plant 10-15 lbs/acre.

 

     60%     Alisma subcordatum (AMERICAN WATER PLANTAIN)

     20%    Sparganium eurycarpum (BUR-REED)

     20%    Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani/validus (SOFTSTEM BULRUSH)


 

$37.95 /lb

 NATIVE WETLAND BASIC MIX #5

 

These 3 perennial grasses coexist perfectly. They can be flooded the entire winter and begin to grow in the spring, even while submerged. They can go dormant, tolerating drought in late summer. Waterfowl and shorebirds work this for seed and invertebrates as it refloods in fall. Plant 8-15 lbs/acre.

 

     60%     Beckmannia syzigachne (AMERICAN SLOUGHGRASS)

     10%     Alopecurus aequalis (SHORTAWN FOXTAIL)

     30%     Glyceria occidentalis (WESTERN MANNAGRASS)


 

$13.25 /lb

 NATIVE FLOWER MIX

 

  

     35%     Clarkia amoena (FAREWELL TO SPRING)

     30%     Eriophyllum lanatum (OREGON SUNSHINE)

     20%     Plagiobothrys figuratus (POPCORN FLOWER)

     15%     Prunella vulgaris (SELF HEAL)

 

 

$49.50 /lb

 RAIN GARDEN MIX

 

     50%     Glyceria occidentalis (WESTERN MANNAGRASS)

     15%     Eleocharis palustris (CREEPING SPIKERUSH)

     15%     Hordem brochyamtherum (MEADOW BARLEY)

       6%     Eleocharis ovata (OVATE  SPIKERUSH)

       5%     Leersia oryzoides (RICE CUTGRASS)

       5%     Alopecurus aequalis (SHORTAWN FOXTAIL)

        2%     Epilobium densaflorum (DENSE SPIKED PRIMROSE)

        2%     Carex stipata (AWL-FRUITED SEDGE)

 

$29.75 /lb

 NATIVE MOIST SOIL MANAGEMENT MIX

For attracting waterfowl.

   

     35%    Glyceria occidentalis (WESTERN MANNAGRASS)

     15%    Alisma subcordatum (AMERICAN WATER PLANTAIN)

     15%    Polygonum pensylvanicum (PENNSYLVANIA SMARTWEED)

     10%    Beckmannia syzigachne (AMERICAN SLOUGHGRASS)

       5%    Alopecurus aequalis (SHORTAWN FOXTAIL)

       5%    Eleocharis palustris (CREEPING SPIKERUSH)

       5%    Hordem brochyamtherum (MEADOW BARLEY)

       4%    Eleocharis ovata (OVATE  SPIKERUSH)

       3%    Leersia oryzoides (OVATE  SPIKERUSH)

       3%    Scirpus tabernaemontani/validus  (SOFTSTEM BULRUSH)

 

$20.75 /lb

 SPRING SPECIAL

 

Dense sedge, one-sided sedge and creeping spike rush are native perennials that complement each other. Some of this seed added to any wet prairie planting will improve diversity.

 

 

     50%    Carex unilateralis (ONE-SIDED SEDGE)

     45%     Carex densa (DENSE SEDGE)

        5%     Eleocharis palustris (CREEPING SPIKERUSH)

 

 

$88.50 /lb

 SPECIAL ORDER ONLY

 

Order in spring/summer for fall delivery.

 

  

-Oregon Ash Tree Seed      $55.00 /lb

-Black Hawthorn Seed      $65.00 /lb

 

 BIO SWALE MIX

This mix is recommended by erosion control specialists and conservationists. A great blend of grasses that will form a carpet that water can flow over and through. Moving your runoff through a swale, not a ditch, is sound ecology. Plant 15-25 lbs/acre.

 


     25%      Hordeum brachyantherum (meadow barley)

     15%      Bromus carinatus (california brome)

     15%      Elymus glaucus (blue wildrye)

     10%      Agrostis exerata (spike bentgrass)

     10%      Deschampsia cespitosa (tufted hairgrass)

     10%      Festuca romeri (roemer’s fescue)

        5%     Alopecurus aequalis (shortawn foxtail)

        5%     Danthonia californica (california oatgrass)

        5%     Deschampsia elongate (slender hairgrass)

 

 

 

  $17.60 /lb

 

 NATIVE UPLAND GRASS MIX

 

This blend is perfect for the riparian, upland or wet prairie restoration. It creates perfect nesting cover with its mix of grasses, some creeping to fill in and some forming crowns. Most are fast growing for quick erosion control where needed. Plant 15-25 lbs./acre.

 

     40%    Elymus glaucus (blue wildrye)

     25%    Bromus carinatus (california brome)

     10%    Hordeum brachyantherum (meadow barley)

     10%    Festuca romeri (roemer’s fescue)

     10%    Deschampsia elongate (slender hairgrass)

        5%    Agrostis exerata (spike bentgrass)

 


 $11.40 /lb

 

 NATIVE WETLAND GRASS MIX

(A SPECIAL MIX THAT  ATTRACTS WATERFOWL)

 

This blend of grasses can be submerged for the winter. They will begin to grow as the water recedes in the spring. They all do well in very poor soil and can also stand a droughty summer. As these grassy fields reflood in the fall and winter, ducks feed on the shattered seed and invertebrates. Plant 15-25 lbs/acre.

 

     40%   Glyceria occidentalis (western mannagrass)

     25%   Hordeum brachyantherum (meadow barley)

     25%   Beckmannia syzigachne (American sloughgrass)

     10%   Alopecurus aequalis (shortawn foxtail)

 


  $13.50 /lb

 

 MOIST SOIL SEDGE & RUSH MIX

 

 

     80%    Carex unilateralis (one-sided sedge)

     15%    Carex densa (dense sedge)

       1%    Carex feta (greensheath sedge)

       1%    Carex obnupta (slough sedge)

       1%    Carex stipata (awl fruited sedge)

       1%    Juncus effuses (common rush)

       1%    Juncus tenuis (slender rush)

 


  $85.00 /lb