Helping restore the native landscape for over 50 years
Founded by Calvin Ernst in 1964, Ernst Conservation Seeds is the largest native seed producer and supplier in the eastern United States.
Find the exact seeds you need for your project using the advanced search and filtering options of our Seed Finder Tool:
Browse all seed mixes and find the one you need using the advanced search and filtering options of our Seed Finder Tool:
Warm season bunchgrass; used for erosion control and as a fast-growing summer companion crop; seed in the spring or summer; after growth, may be flooded to a depth of 18" during waterfowl migration season; provides food for wildlife and a favorite of waterfowl.
This combination of annual and perennial grasses, forbs and grass-like plants provide food and cover in wet or flooded riparian areas, as well as in draw-down areas in retention basins or wetlands. Seed from October-May. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.
Spring/Fall, Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall
Andropogon ternarius, MO Ecotype
Andropogon glomeratus var. glaucopsis, FL Ecotype
Andropogon gerardii, 'Southlow'-MI Ecotype