High Altitude Grass Seed Mix above 8,000'

Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

High Altitude Grass Mix for elevations from 8,000′ to 11,000′.  Good blend for quick coverage and for use on steep slopes. 20-36 inches precipitation and winter snow.

25 % Elymus trachycaulus (Slender Wheatgrass)
25 % Bromus marginatus (Mountain Brome)
24 % Festuca saximontna (Rocky Mt Fescue)
10 % Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hairgrass)
5 % Agrostis scabra (Ticklegrass)
5 % Bromus ciliatus (Fringed Brome)
4 % Trisetum spicatum (Spike Trisetum)
2 % Koeleria macrantha (Junegrass)

Seeding rate: 2lbs/1,000 sq.ft.