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Solar Mix for NC

Seed list from North Carolina Technical Guidance for Native Plantings on Solar Sites.

Last Update: 2018-08-04

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Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow Perennial Forb/herb detail
Agrostis hyemalis Hairgrass Perennial Graminoid detail
Aletris farinosa White Colicroot Perennial Forb/herb 1-3.5 ft. detail
Allium cernuum Nodding Onion Perennial Forb/herb 12-15 in. detail
Amsonia ciliata Sandhills Bluestar Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Amsonia tabernaemontana Eastern Bluestar Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Asclepias variegata White Milkweed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Baptisia albescens Spiked Wild Indigo Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Baptisia tinctoria Rattleweed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Bidens aristosa Ditch-daisy Annual, Biennial Forb/herb to 6 ft. detail
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Grama Perennial Graminoid detail
Chamaecrista fasciculata Common Partridge Pea Annual Forb/herb 6-22 in. detail
Chamaecrista nictitans Sensitive Partridge Pea Annual, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 4-20 in. detail
Chrysogonum virginianum Green-and-gold Perennial Forb/herb 2-10 in. detail
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Golden-aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Conoclinium coelestinum Blue Mistflower Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Coreopsis auriculata Lobed Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 6-8 in. detail
Coreopsis basalis Texas Coreopsis Annual Forb/herb 8-14 in. detail
Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Coreopsis major Greater Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Coreopsis tinctoria Golden Tickseed Annual, Biennial, Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Coreopsis verticillata Whorled Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Danthonia sericea Silky Oat-grass Perennial Graminoid detail
Dichanthelium clandestinum Deer-tongue Witchgrass Perennial Graminoid detail
Echinacea purpurea Eastern Purple Coneflower Perennial Forb/herb 1.5-4 ft. detail
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wildrye Perennial Graminoid detail
Eragrostis hirsuta Bigtop Lovegrass Perennial Graminoid detail
Eryngium yuccifolium Northern Rattlesnake-master Perennial Forb/herb 2-4 ft. detail
Eurybia divaricata White Wood Aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Gaillardia pulchella var. pulchella Common Blanket-flower Annual, Biennial, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb detail
Helianthus angustifolius Swamp Sunflower Perennial Forb/herb 1-6 ft. detail
Heliopsis helianthoides Smooth Oxeye Perennial Forb/herb 2-5 ft. detail
Lespedeza virginica Slender Lespedeza Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
Liatris pilosa Shaggy Blazing Star Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Liatris spicata Sessile Blazing-star Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Marshallia obovata var. obovata Piedmont Barbara's-buttons Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Monarda fistulosa Appalachian Bergamot Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 2-5 ft. detail
Monarda punctata Eastern Horse-mint Annual, Biennial, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Muhlenbergia capillaris Hairgrass Perennial Graminoid 3 ft. detail
Oenothera fruticosa Southern Sundrops Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Packera anonyma Small’s Ragwort Perennial Forb/herb 1-2.5 ft. detail
Panicum anceps Beaked Panic Grass Perennial Graminoid detail
Parthenium integrifolium Wild Quinine Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Penstemon canescens Eastern Gray Beardtongue Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
Penstemon laevigatus Eastern Beardtongue Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Penstemon smallii Small’s Beardtongue Perennial Forb/herb 18-24 in. detail
Phlox nivalis Pineland Phlox Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 4-12 in. detail
Pycnanthemum incanum Hoary Mountainmint Perennial Forb/herb 3-4 ft. detail
Pycnanthemum muticum Short-toothed Mountain-mint Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Narrow-leaf Mountain-mint Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
Rudbeckia fulgida Orange Coneflower Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan Annual, Biennial, Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
Rudbeckia triloba var. triloba Common Three-lobed Coneflower Perennial Forb/herb detail
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem Perennial Graminoid 2-3 ft. detail
Scutellaria incana Hoary Skullcap Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Scutellaria ovata Heartleaf Skullcap Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Solidago nemoralis Eastern Gray Goldenrod Perennial Forb/herb 1 1/2-3 ft. detail
Solidago odora Anise-scented Goldenrod Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Solidago speciosa Perennial Forb/herb 4 ft. detail
Sorghastrum nutans Yellow Indiangrass Perennial Graminoid 6 ft. detail
Symphyotrichum concolor Eastern Silvery Aster Perennial Forb/herb 1 1/2-4 ft. detail
Symphyotrichum grandiflorum Large-flower American-aster Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster Perennial Forb/herb 3-4 ft. detail
Symphyotrichum patens Clasping American-aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Symphyotrichum undulatum Clasping Heart-leaf Aster Perennial Forb/herb 2-5 ft. detail
Tridens flavus Tall Redtop Perennial Graminoid detail
Trifolium pratense Red Clover Biennial, Perennial Forb/herb 6-22 in. detail
Trifolium repens Dutch Clover Perennial Forb/herb 4-12 in. detail
Vernonia noveboracensis New York Ironweed Perennial Forb/herb 3-7 ft. detail
Viola sororia Common Blue Violet Annual, Perennial Forb/herb 2-8 in. detail
Zizia aurea Common Golden Alexanders Perennial Forb/herb 1-2.5 ft. detail