Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

3.43 SHERBORNE (Si) (1819)

Major soil group: 03 lithomorphic soils Shallow, with a distinct, humose or peaty topsoil, but no subsurface horizons more than 5 cm thick (other than a bleached horizon). Normally over bedrock, very stony rock rubble or little altered soft unconsolidated deposits within 30 cm depth.
Soil Group: 4 rendzinas Calcareous, over chalk, or extremely calcareous rock rubble or soft unconsolidated deposits.
Soil Subgroup: 3 brown rendzinas (with brownish distinct topsoil that is not extremely calcareous)
Soil Series: clayey lithoskeletal limestone

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0343d    SHERBORNE Calcaric Leptosols
0411a    Evesham 1 Calcaric Leptosols
0511b    Moreton Calcaric Leptosols
0571a    STON EASTON Calcaric Leptosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 28
Representative Profiles: 4
Auger Bores: 1100

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