IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): CECIL
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S1960VA035001
  • User Pedon ID: S1960VA035001
  • Vegetation Plot ID: S1960VA035001
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 40A0241
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 32769
  • Print Date: 4/23/2024
  • LOCATION

  • Location Description: near the town of Cana; site located on the J. Fulton Towe farm on east side of County Highway 841, 150 feet in woods from road and 150 feet south of intersection of County Highways 685 and 841
  • State: Virginia
  • County: VA035—Carroll
  • Non-MLRA Soil Survey Area: VA035—Carroll County, Virginia
  • PEDON

  • Describers Name: G. H. Robinson
  • Pedon Purpose: full pedon description
  • Pedon Record Orgin: Converted from PDP 3.x
  • Pedon #: 1
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - CECIL
  • PSC - 18 to 68 cm.
  • Classificaton Date - 1/15/1960
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Hydric: no


  • SITE

  • Drainage Class: well
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 1/15/1960 (actual site observation date)
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Drained? - no
  • Bedded Soil? - no
  • Forest Plantation? - no
  • Vegetation Plot Plants
    Plant Symbol Scientific Name National Vernacular Name Plant Type Group Canopy Cover % Vegetation Stata Level

    GAYLU

    KALA

    PIEC2

    QUVE

    Gaylussacia

    Kalmia latifolia

    Pinus echinata

    Quercus velutina

    huckleberry

    mountain laurel

    shortleaf pine

    black oak

    Setting and Climate
    Slope Slope Length USLE Upslope Length Elev. Corr. Elev Aspect MAP REAP FFD MAAT MSAT MWAT MAST MSST MWST MFFP PE Index Climate Station ID Climate Station Name Climate Station Type
    % m degrees mm mm C mm

    3

    366

    270

    O1—0 to 1 centimeters (0.0 to 0.4 inches); very dark grayish brown (10YR 3/2); fragments. Lab sample # 40A01790
    A1—1 to 5 centimeters (0.4 to 2.0 inches); dark grayish brown (10YR 4/2) fine sandy loam; weak fine granular structure; very friable; fragments; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 40A01791
    A2—5 to 19 centimeters (2.0 to 7.5 inches); brown (7.5YR 5/4) fine sandy loam; weak fine granular structure; very friable; 3.0 fine and medium roots; 3.0 medium and 21.0 fine pores; 3 percent by volume 2-39-75 millimeter quartzite fragments; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 40A01792
    B1T—19 to 25 centimeters (7.5 to 9.8 inches); yellowish red (5YR 4/6) clay loam; weak fine subangular blocky structure; friable; 0.5 fine and medium roots; 3.0 fine pores; 3 percent by volume 2-39-75 millimeter quartzite fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 40A01793
    B21T—25 to 47 centimeters (9.8 to 18.5 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay; moderate fine and medium subangular blocky structure; friable; 0.5 fine and medium roots; 0.5 fine pores; 3 percent by volume 2-39-75 millimeter quartzite fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 40A01794
    B22T—47 to 72 centimeters (18.5 to 28.3 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) clay; moderate fine and medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 0.5 fine and medium roots; 3 percent by volume 2-39-75 millimeter quartzite fragments; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 40A01795
    B3—72 to 98 centimeters (28.3 to 38.6 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) silty clay loam; weak medium angular blocky structure; very friable; 1 percent by volume 2-39-75 millimeter unspecified fragments; gradual irregular boundary. Lab sample # 40A01796
    C1—98 to 181 centimeters (38.6 to 71.3 inches); fragments; gradual irregular boundary. Lab sample # 40A01797
    C2—181 to 211 centimeters (71.3 to 83.1 inches); fragments. Lab sample # 40A01798