Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

10.21 TURBARY MOOR (M) (1928)

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: 1 earthy oligo-fibrous peat soils (mainly fibrous or semi-fibrous with pH less than 4.0 throughout)
Soil Series: mixed eriophorum and sphagnum peat

Alert ! - lowland peats undergoing re-wetting read the alert
Alert ! - soils affected by groundwater read the alert

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
1021    TURBARY MOOR Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 3
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 119

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