Plants we’ll be working with that are able to take up hydrocarbons include:

Canada Wild Rye (Elymus canadensis) [can also take up Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH)]

Western Wheatgrass (Pascopyrum smithii)

Plants grow best when other supportive plants are nearby.

Other seeds we’ll be planting alongside our hydrocarbon phytoremediators (depending on your location) include:
Canada Anemone
Purple Avens
Giant Goldenrod
Rosy Pussytoes
Fringed Loosestrife
Blue Columbine
Black Eyed Susan
Bergamot
Joe Pyeweed
Smooth Blue Aster
Graceful Cinquefoil
Great Blanket Flower
Anise Hyssop
Yarrow

Once you receive your Natural Plant Community toolkit, make sure to re-visit this page to learn more about the specific needs of the plants you’ll be working with.