Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

10.13 HEPSTE (Hps) (788)


Definition
Major soil group: 10 peat soils With more than 40 cm of organic material in the upper 80 cm or with more than 30 cm of organic material over bedrock or very stony rock rubble.
Soil Group: 1 raw peat soils In undrained organic material that has remained wet to within 20 cm of the surface.
Soil Subgroup: 3 raw oligo-amorphous peat soils (mainly humified with pH less than 4.0)
Soil Series: humified peat over lithoskeletal material

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 13
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 84
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