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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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ACMI2 Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow Perennial Forb/herb detail
AGHY Agrostis hyemalis Hairgrass Perennial Graminoid detail
ALFA2 Aletris farinosa White Colicroot Perennial Forb/herb 1-3.5 ft. detail
ALCE2 Allium cernuum Nodding Onion Perennial Forb/herb 12-15 in. detail
AMCI Amsonia ciliata Sandhills Bluestar Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
AMTA2 Amsonia tabernaemontana Eastern Bluestar Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
ASTU Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
ASVA Asclepias variegata White Milkweed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
BAAL3 Baptisia albescens Spiked Wild Indigo Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
BATI Baptisia tinctoria Rattleweed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
BIAR Bidens aristosa Ditch-daisy Annual, Biennial Forb/herb to 6 ft. detail
BOCU Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Grama Perennial Graminoid detail
CHFA2 Chamaecrista fasciculata Common Partridge Pea Annual Forb/herb 6-22 in. detail
CHNI2 Chamaecrista nictitans Sensitive Partridge Pea Annual, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 4-20 in. detail
CHVI5 Chrysogonum virginianum Green-and-gold Perennial Forb/herb 2-10 in. detail
CHMA14 Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Golden-aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
COCO13 Conoclinium coelestinum Blue Mistflower Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
COAU Coreopsis auriculata Lobed Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 6-8 in. detail
COBA2 Coreopsis basalis Texas Coreopsis Annual Forb/herb 8-14 in. detail
COLA5 Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
COMA6 Coreopsis major Greater Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
COTI3 Coreopsis tinctoria Golden Tickseed Annual, Biennial, Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
COVE5 Coreopsis verticillata Whorled Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
DASE2 Danthonia sericea Silky Oat-grass Perennial Graminoid detail
DICL Dichanthelium clandestinum Deer-tongue Witchgrass Perennial Graminoid detail
ECPU Echinacea purpurea Eastern Purple Coneflower Perennial Forb/herb 1.5-4 ft. detail
ELVI3 Elymus virginicus Virginia Wildrye Perennial Graminoid detail
ERHI Eragrostis hirsuta Bigtop Lovegrass Perennial Graminoid detail
ERYU Eryngium yuccifolium Northern Rattlesnake-master Perennial Forb/herb 2-4 ft. detail
EUDI16 Eurybia divaricata White Wood Aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
GAPUP2 Gaillardia pulchella var. pulchella Common Blanket-flower Annual, Biennial, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb detail
HEAN2 Helianthus angustifolius Swamp Sunflower Perennial Forb/herb 1-6 ft. detail
HEHE5 Heliopsis helianthoides Smooth Oxeye Perennial Forb/herb 2-5 ft. detail
LEVI7 Lespedeza virginica Slender Lespedeza Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
LIPI7 Liatris pilosa Shaggy Blazing Star Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
LISP Liatris spicata Sessile Blazing-star Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
MAOBO Marshallia obovata var. obovata Piedmont Barbara's-buttons Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
MOFI Monarda fistulosa Appalachian Bergamot Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 2-5 ft. detail
MOPU Monarda punctata Eastern Horse-mint Annual, Biennial, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
MUCA2 Muhlenbergia capillaris Hairgrass Perennial Graminoid 3 ft. detail
OEFR Oenothera fruticosa Southern Sundrops Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
PAAN6 Packera anonyma Small’s Ragwort Perennial Forb/herb 1-2.5 ft. detail
PAAN Panicum anceps Beaked Panic Grass Perennial Graminoid detail
PAIN3 Parthenium integrifolium Wild Quinine Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
PECA8 Penstemon canescens Eastern Gray Beardtongue Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
PELA8 Penstemon laevigatus Eastern Beardtongue Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
PESM Penstemon smallii Small’s Beardtongue Perennial Forb/herb 18-24 in. detail
PHNI Phlox nivalis Pineland Phlox Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 4-12 in. detail
PYIN Pycnanthemum incanum Hoary Mountainmint Perennial Forb/herb 3-4 ft. detail
PYMU Pycnanthemum muticum Short-toothed Mountain-mint Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
PYTE Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Narrow-leaf Mountain-mint Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
RUFU2 Rudbeckia fulgida Orange Coneflower Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
RUHI2 Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan Annual, Biennial, Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
RUTRT Rudbeckia triloba var. triloba Common Three-lobed Coneflower Perennial Forb/herb detail
SCSC Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem Perennial Graminoid 2-3 ft. detail
SCIN Scutellaria incana Hoary Skullcap Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
SCOV Scutellaria ovata Heartleaf Skullcap Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
SONE Solidago nemoralis Eastern Gray Goldenrod Perennial Forb/herb 1 1/2-3 ft. detail
SOOD Solidago odora Anise-scented Goldenrod Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
SOSP2 Solidago speciosa Perennial Forb/herb 4 ft. detail
SONU2 Sorghastrum nutans Yellow Indiangrass Perennial Graminoid 6 ft. detail
SYCO3 Symphyotrichum concolor Eastern Silvery Aster Perennial Forb/herb 1 1/2-4 ft. detail
SYGR5 Symphyotrichum grandiflorum Large-flower American-aster Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
SYNO2 Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster Perennial Forb/herb 3-4 ft. detail
SYPA11 Symphyotrichum patens Clasping American-aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
SYUN Symphyotrichum undulatum Clasping Heart-leaf Aster Perennial Forb/herb 2-5 ft. detail
TRFL2 Tridens flavus Tall Redtop Perennial Graminoid detail
TRPR2 Trifolium pratense Red Clover Biennial, Perennial Forb/herb 6-22 in. detail
TRRE3 Trifolium repens Dutch Clover Perennial Forb/herb 4-12 in. detail
VENO Vernonia noveboracensis New York Ironweed Perennial Forb/herb 3-7 ft. detail
VISO Viola sororia Common Blue Violet Annual, Perennial Forb/herb 2-8 in. detail
ZIAU Zizia aurea Common Golden Alexanders Perennial Forb/herb 1-2.5 ft. detail