IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): Cecil
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S1984GA199001
  • User Pedon ID: S1984GA199001
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - yes
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 84P0465
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 54709
  • Print Date: 4/23/2024
  • LOCATION

  • Location In Web Soil Survey
  • AOI is roughly a square mile and pedon is marked in the center.
  • Location in SoilWeb
  • Location in Google Maps
  • Std. Latitude: 32.9502792
  • Std. Longitude: -84.6222229
  • Datum: WGS84
  • Location Description: Merriweather County, Georgia 10 km NE of warm springs 300 meters N of GA Hwy 85W.
  • Map Unit: MgB2—Madison sandy loam, 2 to 6 percent slopes, moderately eroded
  • State: Georgia
  • County: GA199—Meriwether
  • MLRA: 136—Southern Piedmont
  • Regional Office: SE—Southeast
  • MLRA Soil Survey Area: SE-GRI—Griffin, Georgia
  • Non-MLRA Soil Survey Area: GA199—Meriwether County, Georgia
  • PEDON

  • Describers Name: Grover Thomas and Talbert Gerald
  • Current Taxonomic Class: Fine, kaolinitic, thermic Typic Kanhapludults
  • Current Taxon Kind: series
  • Pedon Type: classifies to current taxon name, full description
  • Pedon Purpose: full pedon description
  • Pedon Record Orgin: Converted from SSL-CMS data
  • Pedon #: 1
  • Correlated Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • PSC - 20 to 70 cm.
  • Classificaton Date - 7/14/2016
  • Classifier - Mark Van Lear
  • Soil Taxonomic Edition - twelfth edition
  • Moisture Subclass - typic
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Taxonomic Class - Clayey, kaolinitic Typic Hapludults
  • PSC - 15 to 65 cm.
  • Classificaton Date - 4/1/1984
  • Moisture Class - udic
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Erosion Class - 2
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Hydric: no


  • SITE

  • Landscape: piedmont
  • Landform: upland slope
  • Slope Shape Down: linear
  • Drainage Class: poorly
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 4/1/1984 (actual site observation date)
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 1 - tree cover
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 2 - hardwoods
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Drained? - no
  • Bedded Soil? - no
  • Forest Plantation? - no
  • Site Erosion Accelerated: water erosion
  • Pedon Diagnostic Features
    Feature Kind Feature Depth L-H Feature Thickness L-RV-H
    cm

    ochric epipedon

    argillic horizon

    kandic horizon

    5—20

    20—84

    20—84

    —15—

    —64—

    —64—

    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

    2

    48

    315

    098535

    O—0 to 5 centimeters (0.0 to 2.0 inches); moderately decomposed plant material; 5.5 fine and medium roots; fragments. Not sampled.; many fine and medium roots
    A—5 to 20 centimeters (2.0 to 7.9 inches); reddish brown (5YR 4/4) interior sandy loam; weak fine granular structure; very friable; 5.5 fine and medium roots; fragments; abrupt smooth boundary. Lab sample # 84P02467. Few fine quartz gravel.; many fine and medium roots
    Bt1—20 to 38 centimeters (7.9 to 15.0 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) interior clay loam; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; friable; 5.5 fine roots; , moist, clay films on all faces of peds; fragments; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 84P02468. many fine roots
    Bt2—38 to 84 centimeters (15.0 to 33.1 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) interior clay; moderate medium angular blocky, and structureless subangular blocky structure; friable; , moist, clay films on all faces of peds; fragments; clear wavy boundary. Lab sample # 84P02469. Split at 56 cm for sampling. 56 cm to 79 cm is 84P2470.
    BC—84 to 109 centimeters (33.1 to 42.9 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) interior clay loam; 1 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/8) medium distinct mottles; weak medium angular blocky, and structureless subangular blocky structure; friable; 30 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 84P02471. Shistose bedding planes as 45 degree angles in BC B/C AND C1 horizons. Pockets of quartz gravel.; many fine mica flakes concentrations; few medium distinct 7.5YR58 mottles
    B/C—109 to 159 centimeters (42.9 to 62.6 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) interior and strong brown (7.5YR 5/8) interior clay loam; weak medium angular blocky structure; friable; 30 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; 40 percent percent of pedon occupied by this horizon (volume percent); 60 percent percent of pedon occupied by this horizon (lateral area percent); clear wavy boundary. Lab sample # 84P02472. B portion is red and C portion is strong brown and massive. Saprolite 40% by volume. Pocket of quartz gravel.; many fine mica flakes concentrations
    C1—159 to 221 centimeters (62.6 to 87.0 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) interior loam; 11 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/8) medium distinct mottles; massive; very friable; 30 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; clear irregular boundary. Lab sample # 84P02473. Saprolite crushes to loam. Pockets of quartz gravel.; many fine mica flakes concentrations; common medium distinct 7.5YR58 mottles
    C2—221 to 259 centimeters (87.0 to 102.0 inches); loam; massive; very friable; 11 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; clear wavy boundary. Lab sample # 84P02474. Mottled red yellowish red and strong brown saprolite that crushes to loam. Pockets of quartz gravel.; common fine mica flakes concentrations
    C3—259 to 309 centimeters (102.0 to 121.7 inches); fine sandy loam; massive; very friable; 11 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments. Lab sample # 84P02475. Mottled white brown and red saprolite that crushes to fine sandy loam.; common fine mica flakes concentrations