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4.31 WORCESTER (Wf) (2249) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 04 pelosols Non-alluvial clayey soils that crack deeply in dry seasons, but are slowly permeable when wet. They have a coarse blocky or prismatic structure and no prominently mottled non-calcareous subsurface horizons within 40 cm depth.
Soil Group: 3 argillic pelosols With a clay-enriched subsurface horizon.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical argillic pelosols (Not subdivided below group level)
Soil Series: reddish clayey material passing to clay or soft mudstone

Brief Profile Description

In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)

0431    WORCESTER Chromic Vertic Luvisols
0572f    WHIMPLE 3 Chromic Vertic Luvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 16

Representative Profiles: 8

Auger Bores: 1091

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