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.

Urochloa ramosa
Brown Top Millet

Item #: URORAM01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $0.99/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
Description: Used for pasture, hay or wildlife forage; establishes quickly for erosion control; plant from May to August; matures in 60 days. ()

Verbena hastata, PA Ecotype
Blue Vervain, PA Ecotype

Item #: VERHAS01 Species Type: Native Cost: $35.20/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft Pollinator Value: High
Description: Easily seeded in wetlands. ()

Verbena stricta
Hoary Vervain

Item #: VERSTR01 Species Type: Native Cost: $88.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 3.9 Ft Pollinator Value: High
Description: Adds texture and color to open landscapes. ()

Verbesina alternifolia, PA Ecotype
Wingstem, PA Ecotype

Item #: VERALT01 Species Type: Native Cost: $176.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 9.8 Ft Pollinator Value: Very High
Description: Aggressive growth provides cover in wet meadows. ()

Vernonia angustifolia, SC Ecotype
Tall Ironweed, SC Ecotype

Item #: VERANG02 Species Type: Native Cost: $264.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 3.9 Ft Pollinator Value: High
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Vernonia gigantea, FL Ecotype
Giant Ironweed, FL Ecotype

Item #: VERGIG02 Species Type: Native Cost: $198.00/lb (PLS)
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 9.8 Ft Pollinator Value: High
Description: Aggressive growth provides a nesting habitat for woodcocks; seeds are a source of food for birds. ()

Vernonia gigantea, PA Ecotype
Giant Ironweed, PA Ecotype

Item #: VERGIG01 Species Type: Native Cost: $74.80/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 9.8 Ft Pollinator Value: High
Description: Aggressive growth provides a nesting habitat for woodcocks; seeds are a source of food for birds. ()

Vernonia noveboracensis, PA Ecotype
New York Ironweed, PA Ecotype

Item #: VERNOV01 Species Type: Native Cost: $242.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft Pollinator Value: High
Description: Aggressive growth provides cover; seeds provide food for birds. ()

Veronicastrum virginicum, PA Ecotype
Culver’s Root, PA Ecotype

Item #: VERVIR02 Species Type: Native Cost: $704.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft Pollinator Value: Very High
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Viburnum dentatum, PA Ecotype
Arrowwood, PA Ecotype

Item #: VIBDEN01 Species Type: Native Cost: $77.00/lb
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Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Height: Up to 16.3 Ft Pollinator Value: Medium
Description: Provides late summer and fall food, cover, browse and nesting sites for birds. ()

Viburnum lentago, PA Ecotype
Nannyberry, PA Ecotype

Item #: VIBLEN01 Species Type: Native Cost: $83.60/lb
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Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Height: Up to 32.5 Ft Pollinator Value: Medium
Description: The dense foliage provides cover; the fruit is a source of food for wildlife. ()

Viburnum trilobum
American Cranberry

Item #: VIBTRI01 Species Type: Native Cost: $83.60/lb
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Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Height: Up to 16.3 Ft Pollinator Value: Medium
Description: The fruit provides early winter food for wildlife. ()

Vicia villosa
Hairy Vetch

Item #: VICVIL01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $2.86/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Biennial Legume, Herbaceous Biennial Legume
Height: Up to 7.0 Ft
Description: Builds nitrogen and organic matter in fields and gardens; seed in early fall after row crop is harvested; likely to freeze at -30 degrees F. ()

Vicia villosa, 'Purple Bounty'
Hairy Vetch, ‘Purple Bounty’

Item #: VICVIL02 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $3.96/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Biennial Legume, Herbaceous Biennial Legume
Height: Up to 7.0 Ft
Description: Builds nitrogen and organic matter in fields and gardens; seed in early fall after row crop is harvested; likely to freeze at -30 degrees F. ()

Viola cornuta
Johnny Jumpup

Item #: VIOCOR01 Species Type: Naturalized Cost: $110.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 6.0 In
Description: A pansy-like miniature species added to mixes for early spring color. ()

Vitis spp.
Wild Grape

Item #: VITSSP01 Species Type: Cost: $101.20/lb
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Classification: Woody Deciduous Vine
Pollinator Value: Low
Description: Low pollinator value. ()

Zizania aquatica
Wildrice

Item #: ZIZAQU01 Species Type: Native Cost: $24.20/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Description: The seeds must be kept moist and require clean still water to grow; provides food for wood ducks, black ducks and muskrats. ()

Zizia aurea
Golden Alexanders

Item #: ZIZAUR02 Species Type: Native Cost: $264.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft Pollinator Value: Medium
Description: One of our earliest blooming natives; early source of food for pollinators. ()

Zizia aurea, PA Ecotype
Golden Alexanders, PA Ecotype

Item #: ZIZAUR01 Species Type: Native Cost: $264.00/lb
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft Pollinator Value: Medium
Description: One of our earliest blooming natives; early source of food for pollinators. ()

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