Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

7.11 WICKHAM (Wh) (2227)

Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 1 stagnogley soils With a distinct topsoil. They are found mainly in lowland Britain.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical stagnogley soils (with ordinary clay enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy or medium silty drift over clayey material passing to clay or soft mudstone

Alert ! - slowly permeable soils with seasonal wetness read the alert

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0411b    EVESHAM 2 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0571g    FYFIELD 4 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0571t    Efford 2 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0572h    OXPASTURE Eutric Luvic Planosols
0572j    Bursledon Eutric Luvic Planosols
0572r    Ratsborough Eutric Luvic Planosols
0572t    BISHAMPTON 2 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0573b    Wix Eutric Luvic Planosols
0581c    SONNING 2 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0711e    WICKHAM 1 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0711f    WICKHAM 2 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0711g    WICKHAM 3 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0711h    WICKHAM 4 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0711i    WICKHAM 5 Eutric Luvic Planosols
0712b    DENCHWORTH Eutric Luvic Planosols
0712c    WINDSOR Eutric Luvic Planosols
0714d    ESSENDON Eutric Luvic Planosols
0841d    SHABBINGTON Eutric Luvic Planosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 118
Representative Profiles: 8
Auger Bores: 1767

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