How to avoid Invasive Plants in Seeds

When reviewing wildflower mixes recently, LRISS found that one company who offered 10 different mixes, 8 of them had a known invasive plant: Batchelor Buttons.

An example of one of the mixes is shown here.

    Avoid invasives when choosing seeds by:

  • Learn to identify invasive plants. Check out
  • Read the contents of all seed mixes to avoid ones with invasive species.
  • Ask for Certificate of Seed Analysis for seed mixes especially bulk and lawn mixes. It will show what % and types of invasives.
  • Support local seed events like Seedy Sunday. It is invasive-free. March 8.