Michigan Native Seed

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We’ve been producing our Michigan genotype grasses for more than 10 years. All are grown locally and managed ecologically through fire and responsible harvesting, and cleaned in our processing facility in Three Rivers, MI.  We hand collected the source seed from remnant sites throughout southern Michigan and each species is source certified by the Michigan Crop Improvement Association.

We also have local collections of many other grasses, sedges, and wildflowers from southern Michigan and this spring (2018) we will be planting several new seed production plots of sedges and wildflowers, in addition to increasing some of our key grasses. We are excited to be get more species into production and plan to increase diversity and capacity each year.  We’ll keep you posted!

Our seed is tested by independent labs for purity and germination and is always sold by Pure Live Seed (PLS) percentage.

Though we offer so many more species (both Michigan and regional genotypes) the following are all we are able to offer as individually priced species.  If you are looking for any particular species, do not hesitate to contact us.

Michigan Genotype Grass Seed Prices
Botanical Name Common Name $ / PLS Oz $ / PLS Lb
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem $2 $13
Elymus canadensis* Canada Wild Rye* $4 $38
Elymus riparius Riverbank Wild Rye $6 $72
Elymus villosus Silky Wild Rye $10 $120
Elymus virginicus Virg. Wild Rye $2 $18
Hystrix patula* Bottlebrush Grass* $20 $240
 Koeleria cristata* Junegrass* $20 $240
 Panicum virgatum Switchgrass $1 $12
 Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem $3 $28
 Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass $2 $24

*Limited Michigan genotype available; Otherwise Great Lakes Genotype      (Update 1/2017)