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MMF Salt Tolerant Mix

MMF seed mixes

Our nursery’s Salt Tolerant seed mix is designed for both coastal and inland sites. It contains a mix of grasses, rushes, and forbs native to the southeast; which are all considered moderately salt tolerant. It is appropriate for sites that are full sun to part shade, with soils that are moist to occasionally saturated. The species in this mix range from three to five feet tall. We recommend 20-25 pounds per acre, and we sell it by the pound.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
MMF Salt Tolerant Mix
Recommended application rate: 20 to 25 lbs. per acre (1 lb./2000 sq.ft.)
Species Common Name Percent Salt Tolerance
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem, Suther 22 moderate
Juncus effusus Soft rush 3 low
Panicum amarum Panicgrass, Coastal 23 high
Panicum dichotomiflorum Smooth panicgrass 22 moderate
Polygonum sagittatum Arrowleaf tearthumb 5 moderate
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass 25 moderate

Plant type

  • Seed Mix

Mature Height

  • Up to 6'

Wetland Indicator Status


  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fast Growing / Vigorous
  • Butterfly and Pollinator Supportive

Planting Zone

  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Riparian Zone
  • Floodplain
  • Slope
  • Riparian Buffer
  • Buffer
  • Living Shoreline

Classification by Use

  • Wetland Mitigation
  • Stream Restoration
  • Constructed Wetland
  • Erosion Control
  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)