Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

3.72 WILLINGHAM (Wq) (2238)


Definition
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: 7 rendzina-like alluvial soils In little altered calcareous alluvium, lake marl or tufa, at least 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 gleyic rendzina-like alluvial soils (mottled with distinct topsoil)
Soil Series: carbonatic loamy over peaty lake marl or tufa

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Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0372    Willingham Epigleyic Rendzic Phaeozems
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 2
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 90
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