Prairie Dropseed

Sporobolus heterolepi
  • Height: 2 – 3 feet
  • Spread: 2 – 3 feet
  • Thrives in drier upland sites and sandy, lighter soils
  • Not a good choice for heavy clay soils
  • Prairie dropseed prefers full sun conditions
  • Larval food for at least six native skipper butterflies
  • Listed as threatened or endangered in several U.S. states
Pure Stand Seeding Rate PLS lbs / acre: 6

Height: 2′-3′

PLS=Pure Live Seed

$225.00 / Pure Live Seed Pound


Our native grass and wildflower species for sale come from Midwest growers and are adapted to the Upper Midwest. We meet all state and federal seed laws, and we do not sell seed contaminated with palmer amaranth. Midwest native grasses and forbs are priced by Pure Live Seed (PLS) per lb.