Establishing Forbs and Grasses In Transmission Zones  
 
Enhancing Transmission Zones
It’s important that no structures or tall vegetation be placed on the right-of-way. However, you can still beautify the area through the planting of forbs (herbaceous flowering plants), wild grasses and other low-growing vegetation.

Hints For Planting
Below are some recommendations to enhance the flora of the transmission zone, create natural habitat for wildlife, and at the same time, allow us to inspect and maintain the transmission lines.
 
Recommended Grasses And Forbs
  

Forbs
Partridge Pea
Illinois Bundleflower
Purple Prairie Clover
Showy Tick Trefoil
Prairie Coreopsis
Blackeyed Susan
Greyheaded Coneflower
False Sunflower 
  Native Warm Season Grass
Eastern Gamagrass
Little Bluestem
Indiangrass
Switchgrass
Big Bluestem 
        Variety
Highlander
Aldous
Osage
Shelter
Kaw 

For an inspection of your tree and line situation, call:

Illinois:     800.755.5000
Missouri: 800.552.7583
  
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DISCLAIMER:
Any permission for plantings (including, but not limited to, maximum heights, clearances, and buffer zones) on this website are subject to change without notice and from time to time by Ameren Corporation or any of its subsidiaries. Current and future rules, regulations and orders of federal and state authorities may restrict or prohibit plantings, or may require changes to plantings, without notice and from time to time. Ameren reserves the right to require trimming or removal, at Ameren’s sole discretion, of any plantings previously permitted, whether under this brochure or otherwise. No rights to maintain any planting will result from reliance on this brochure or any other authorization of Ameren Corporation or its subsidiaries.
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