Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.82 HORNBEAM (HV) (773)

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: 8 paleo-argillic brown earths Loamy or clayey, with an ancient reddish or reddish mottled, clay-enriched subsoil formed, at least in part, before the last (Devensian) glacial period.
Soil Subgroup: 2 stagnogleyic paleo-argillic brown earths (faintly mottled with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy over clayey drift with siliceous stones

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)
0571t    Efford 2 Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0581e    MARLOW Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0582a    BATCOMBE Profundic Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0582b    Hornbeam 1 Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0582c    HORNBEAM 2 Profundic Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0582d    HORNBEAM 3 Profundic Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0714c    OAK 2 Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
0714d    ESSENDON Profundic Chromic Endostagnic Luvisols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 10
Representative Profiles: 2
Auger Bores: 200

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