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WAC 16-302-470

Seed standards for woody plants, forbs, and other reclamation species.

SEED STANDARDS
Crop
Minimum %
Germination
Minimum % Pure seed
Maximum % Inert
Maximum %
Weeds (a)
Maximum %
Other crops
 
F/R
C
F/R
C
F/R
C
F/R
C
F/R
C
Small burnet
80
80
95
95
5
5
0.10
.2
.1
.25
Purple prairie clover
60(b)
60(b)
95
95
5
5
0.20
.5
.1
.25
Bitterbrush, antelope
75
75
95
95
5
5
0.10(a)
0.20
0.40
0.15(g)
1.25
0.50(g)
Balsamroot, arrowleaf sclerotinia
85
85
99
98
1.00
0
2.00
1/lb
0.02
0.04
0.10
0.20
Saltbush, four-wing
30
30
85
85
15
15
0.25(a)
.5(a)
.40
.15(g)
1.25
.50(g)
Gallardia(d)
60
60
90
90
10
10
0.20(a)
1.00(a)
.20
.10(g)
2.00
.25(g)
Prairie blazingstar or Gayfeather, thickspike
(Liatris pycnostachya)(d)
60
60
85
80
15
20
0.30(a)
0.30(a)
0.20
0.10(g)
2.00
0.25(g)
Kochia, prostrate, forage
Restricted noxious weeds
35
35
65
65
35
35
0.10
45/lb
0.20
91/lb
9/lb
25/lb
Artemesia sage, Louisiana sagebrush,
big mountain
sage, pitcher's (Salvia)
30
50
25
30
50
25
80
10
90
80
10
90
20
90
10
20
90
10
0.25
0.25(a)
0.30(a)
0.50(a)
0.50(a)
0.30(a)
0.40
0.40
0.25(g)
0.20(c)
0.10(g)
1.25
1.25
0.75(g)
2.00(c)
25(g)
Milkvetch, cicer
Alfalfa & sweet clover
Restricted noxious
Sclerotia
75
70
99
98
1
0.10
2
0.10
0.01(a)
None
0.20(a)
9/lb
0.01
9/lb
0.10(g)
0.20
45/lb
0.50(g)
Lupine
Restricted noxious
80
80
98
98
2
2
0.25
0
0.50
9/lb
0.10
0.40
Mountain mahogany
60
60
85
85
15
15
0.25(a)
0.50(a)
0.40
0.15(g)
1.25
0.75(g)
Penstemon spp.
80(d)
80(d)
90
90
10
10
0.20
1.00
0.20(c)
90/lb(e)
2.00(c)
180/lb(e)
Prairie-coneflower
60
60
90
90
10
10
0.20(a)
1.00
(a)
0.20(c)
0.10(g)
2(c)
2.00(g)
Safflower
-
85
-
99
-
1
-(a)
10(a)
-
1 in 2lbs(f)
0.10
1 in 1 lb(f)
Sainfoin
Restricted noxious weeds
-
80
99
99
1
2
0.10(a)
0.20
9/lb
0
0.10
Sand-reed, prairie
70
70
90
90
10
10
0.10
0.25
0.10
0.50
Winterfat
40
40
60
60
40
40
0.25
0.50
40
0.15(g)
1.25
0.75(g)
(a)
Must be free prohibited and restricted noxious weed seed.
(b)
Includes total germination and hard seed.
(c)
Never to exceed 0.25% other forbs.
(d)
Total viability by TZ.
(e)
Sweet clover.
(f)
Barley, oats, rye, triticale, or wheat.
(g)
Other varieties or kinds.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, [15.49].021, [15.49].310, [15.49].370, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 18-19-017, § 16-302-470, filed 9/10/18, effective 10/11/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.120.030(3), 15.49.021, 15.49.310, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 17-08-090, § 16-302-470, filed 4/5/17, effective 5/6/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, 15.49.081, 15.49.310, 15.49.370(3), and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 14-20-050, § 16-302-470, filed 9/25/14, effective 10/26/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, 15.49.081, 15.49.310, 15.49.370(3) and chapter 17.24 RCW. WSR 00-24-077, § 16-302-470, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]
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