Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.41 EARDISTON (Es) (400)


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: 4 brown earths Non-alluvial, with non-calcareous loamy or clayey subsoils without significant clay enrichment.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical brown earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: reddish light loamy material over lithoskeletal sandstone

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0541b    BROMSGROVE Eutric Chromic Endoleptic Cambisols
0541c    EARDISTON 1 Eutric Chromic Endoleptic Cambisols
0541d    EARDISTON 2 Eutric Chromic Endoleptic Cambisols
0571b    BROMYARD Eutric Chromic Endoleptic Cambisols
0631e    GOLDSTONE Eutric Chromic Endoleptic Cambisols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 19
Representative Profiles: 2
Auger Bores: 644
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