Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

7.21 WILCOCKS (Wo) (2235)


Definition
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: 2 stagnohumic gley soils With a humose or peaty topsoil. They are mainly upland soils, intermediate between stagnogley soils and peat soils.
Soil Subgroup: 1 cambic stagnohumic gley soils (with no clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: loamy drift with siliceous stones

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Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0612a    PARC Umbric Stagnosols
0654a    HAFREN Dystric Histic Stagnosols
0713e    BRICKFIELD 1 Umbric Stagnosols
0721b    ONECOTE Umbric Stagnosols
0721c    WILCOCKS 1 Umbric Stagnosols
0721d    WILCOCKS 2 Dystric Histic Stagnosols
1013a    CROWDY 1 Dystric Histic Stagnosols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 89
Representative Profiles: 9
Auger Bores: 1124
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