Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.63 WYRE (wH) (2253)


Definition
Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 6 brown alluvial soils In non-calcareous loamy or clayey alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 3 pelogleyic brown alluvial soils (faintly mottled and clayey with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: clayey river alluvium

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0813b    FLADBURY 1 Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 3
Representative Profiles: 1
Auger Bores: 169
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