Ernst Individual Species

Ernst Conservation Seeds sells seeds for hundreds of individual plant species. Following is a comprehensive list, provided alphabetically by botanical name. To make it easier to find the best species for your needs, we recommend using our convenient Seed Finder Tool.

Amorpha herbacea, NC Ecotype
Clusterspike False Indigo, NC Ecotype

Item #: AMOHER01 Species Type: Native Cost: $162.80/lb
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Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft Pollinator Value: Very High
Description: Attractive flowers and plant architecture. ()

Amsonia ciliata, SC Ecotype
Fringed Bluestar, SC Ecotype

Item #: AMSCIL01 Species Type: Native Cost: $352.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 2.3 Ft
Description: Provides food for native pollinators. ()

Andropogon gerardii, 'Niagara'
Big Bluestem, ‘Niagara’

Item #: ANDGER01 Species Type: Native Cost: $13.20/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife. ()

Andropogon gerardii, 'Pawnee'
Big Bluestem, ‘Pawnee’

Item #: ANDGER04 Species Type: Native Cost: $13.20/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife. ()

Andropogon gerardii, 'Prairie View'-IN Ecotype
Big Bluestem, ‘Prairie View’-IN Ecotype

Item #: ANDGER09 Species Type: Native Cost: $13.20/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 7.0 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife. ()

Andropogon gerardii, 'Southlow'-MI Ecotype
Big Bluestem, ‘Southlow’-MI Ecotype

Item #: ANDGER10 Species Type: Native Cost: $13.20/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 7.0 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife. ()

Andropogon gerardii, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype
Big Bluestem, ‘Suther’-Piedmont NC Ecotype

Item #: ANDGER08 Species Type: Native Cost: $19.80/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife. ()

Andropogon gerardii, Albany Pine Bush-NY Ecotype
Big Bluestem, Albany Pine Bush-NY Ecotype

Item #: ANDGER11 Species Type: Native Cost: $13.20/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife. ()

Andropogon gerardii, Long Island-NY Ecotype
Big Bluestem, Long Island-NY Ecotype

Item #: ANDGER20 Species Type: Native Cost: $13.20/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Description: Used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife. ()

Andropogon glomeratus, FL Ecotype
Bushy Bluestem, FL Ecotype

Item #: ANDGLO03 Species Type: Native Cost: $660.00/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: The bushy heads stand out on many roadsides and open land in the southern half of the United States. ()

Andropogon ternarius, FL Ecotype
Splitbeard Bluestem, FL Ecotype

Item #: ANDTER02 Species Type: Native Cost: $132.00/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: A pair of white seedheads makes this decorative species stand out in upland habitats of the southern half of the United States. ()

Andropogon ternarius, MO Ecotype
Splitbeard Bluestem, MO Ecotype

Item #: ANDTER01 Species Type: Native Cost: $55.00/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: A pair of white seedheads makes this decorative species stand out in upland habitats of the southern half of the United States. ()

Andropogon virginicus, MO Ecotype
Broomsedge, MO Ecotype

Item #: ANDVIR01 Species Type: Native Cost: $88.00/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Description: The stiff straw stays erect on road cuts during the winter; historically used to make brooms; provides cover for wildlife. ()

Anemone canadensis, PA Ecotype
Canadian Anemone, PA Ecotype

Item #: ANECAN02 Species Type: Native Cost: $418.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 2.3 Ft Pollinator Value: Medium
Description: One of our most attractive wet meadow species. ()

Anemone virginiana, PA Ecotype
Thimbleweed, PA Ecotype

Item #: ANEVIR01 Species Type: Native Cost: $215.60/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 3.6 Ft Pollinator Value: Low
Description: An excellent species for moderately shaded areas. ()

Apocynum cannabinum, PA Ecotype
Indianhemp, PA Ecotype

Item #: APOCAN01 Species Type: Native Cost: $352.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft Pollinator Value: Very High
Description: Used by Native Americans to make rope; this species may be allelopathic; the stem fiber is used by songbirds and orioles to build nests; butterflies are attracted to the flowers. ()

Aquilegia canadensis
Eastern Columbine

Item #: AQUCAN01 Species Type: Native Cost: $330.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 2.6 Ft Pollinator Value: Low
Description: One of the first flowers to bloom in the spring; the nectar attracts hummingbirds. ()

Aronia melanocarpa, OH Ecotype
Black Chokeberry, OH Ecotype

Item #: AROMEL01 Species Type: Native Cost: $88.00/lb
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Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Height: Up to 13.0 Ft
Description: A source of wildlife cover and fall food; browsed by deer and rabbits. ()

Arrhenatherum elatius ssp. elatius
Tall Oatgrass, ‘Ruffner’

Item #: ARRELA01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $13.20/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Description: Referred to as evergreen grass because of its pronounced cool season growth habit; good into Canada; highly palatable for whitetail deer throughout late fall and early winter. ()

Asclepias incarnata
Swamp Milkweed

Item #: ASCINC05 Species Type: Native Cost: $176.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft Pollinator Value: Very High
Description: A decorative species with a fragrance of bubble gum; provides essential food for monarch butterfly caterpillars; we observe more chrysalis on this milkweed species than on any other in our production fields. ()

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