Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

10.25 PRICKWILLOW (Pw) (1525)

Major soil group: 10 peat soils With more than 40 cm of organic material in the upper 80 cm or with more than 30 cm of organic material over bedrock or very stony rock rubble.
Soil Group: 2 earthy peat soils Normally drained, with a well aerated and structured earthy topsoil or ripened mineral surface layer.
Soil Subgroup: 5 earthy sulphuric peat soils (with an extremely acid surface horizon containing pale yellow crystals or streaks, above 80cm)
Soil Series: sulphuric humified peat with mineral layers

Alert ! - acid sulphate peats and alluvium read the alert
Alert ! - soils affected by groundwater read the alert

Brief Profile Description

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 0
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 65

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