(1) Indigenous seeds, whether in package or bulk, shall be labeled with the:

(a) name and mailing address of the seed labeler;

(b) lot number or other lot identification mark;

(c) statement "Labeled only for reclamation purposes";

(d) common name, genus, species, and subspecies when applicable, including the name of each kind of seed present in excess of 5%. When two or more kinds of seed are named on the label, the label shall specify the percentage of each. When only one kind of seed is present in excess of 5% and no variety name or type designation is shown, the percentage must apply to seed of the kind named. If the name of the variety is given, the name may be associated with the name of the kind. The percentage in this case may be shown as "pure seed" and must apply only to seed of the variety named;

(e) state or country of origin;

(f) percentage of viable seed, together with the date of test. When labeling mixtures, the percentage viability of each kind shall be stated. The method used to determine viability shall be stated on the label;

(g) percentage by weight of pure seed;

(h) percentage by weight of all weed seeds;

(i) percentage by weight of inert matter;

(j) percentage by weight of other crop seeds; and

(k) name and rate of occurrence per pound of each kind of restricted weed seed present.

History: 80-5-139, MCA; IMP, 80-5-123, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 3334, Eff. 12/8/00.