IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): Cecil
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S2000NC097008
  • User Pedon ID: S2000NC097008
  • Vegetation Plot ID: S2000NC097008
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 00P0977
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 12471
  • 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: 35.6333046
  • Std. Longitude: -80.8989944
  • Datum: WGS84
  • State: North Carolina
  • County: NC097—Iredell
  • MLRA: 136—Southern Piedmont
  • Non-MLRA Soil Survey Area: NC097—Iredell County, North Carolina
  • 7.5 Minute USGS Quad: 35080-F8—Troutman, North Carolina
  • PEDON

  • Describers Name: Robert Ranson
  • Current Taxonomic Class: Fine, kaolinitic, thermic Typic Kanhapludults
  • Pedon Record Orgin: NASIS
  • Pedon #: 8
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Taxonomic Class - Fine, kaolinitic, thermic Typic Kanhapludults
  • Classificaton Date - 4/11/2000
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Erosion Class - 1
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Hydric: no
  • Field Measured Properties: 55 percent of Percent clay in the control section


  • SITE

  • Parent Material: residuum
  • Landscape: piedmont
  • Landform: broad ridge
  • Geomorphic Component Hills: interfluve
  • Slope Complexity: simple
  • Slope Shape Across: linear
  • Slope Shape Down: convex
  • Runoff: low
  • Drainage Class: well
  • Bedrock: granite at 305cm
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 4/11/2000 (actual site observation date)
  • Air Photo ID: D-14
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Drained? - no
  • Bedded Soil? - no
  • Forest Plantation? - no
  • Current Weather - sunny
  • Current Air Temp - 23
  • Site Erosion Accelerated: water erosion sheet
  • Vegetation Plot Plants
    Plant Symbol Scientific Name National Vernacular Name Plant Type Group Canopy Cover % Vegetation Stata Level

    ACRU

    COFL2

    LITU

    PITA

    Acer rubrum

    Cornus florida

    Liriodendron tulipifera

    Pinus taeda

    red maple

    flowering dogwood

    tuliptree

    loblolly pine

    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

    5

    246.9

    350

    A—0 to 20 centimeters (0.0 to 7.9 inches); brown (10YR 4/3) sandy loam; 10 percent clay; moderate medium granular structure; very friable; 21.0 very fine and fine roots throughout and 3.0 medium and coarse roots throughout; 2 percent very fine mica flakes, unspecified; 1 percent by volume angular quartz fragments; moderately acid, pH 6.0, hellige-truog; clear wavy boundary.
    E/B—20 to 33 centimeters (7.9 to 13.0 inches); strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) sandy loam; 15 percent clay; 10 percent red (2.5YR 5/6) medium prominent mottles; moderate medium platy, and weak coarse subangular blocky structure; friable; 3.0 fine and medium roots throughout and 3.0 coarse roots throughout; 2 percent very fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.7, hellige-truog; clear wavy boundary. Lab sample # 00P05826. This horizon is slightly brittle, possibly an old plow pan.
    Bt—33 to 79 centimeters (13.0 to 31.1 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) clay; 55 percent clay; strong medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 0.5 fine and medium roots throughout and 0.5 coarse roots throughout; 80 percent faint clay films; 4 percent very fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.4, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 00P05827. continuous - phpvsfiid 535982; continuous - phpvsfiid 535982
    BCt—79 to 117 centimeters (31.1 to 46.1 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) sandy clay loam; 22 percent clay; 0.5 fine and medium roots throughout; 5 percent clay bridges and 20 percent faint red (2.5YR 4/6), moist, clay films; 5 percent very fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; very strongly acid, pH 4.8, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 00P05828. continuous - phpvsfiid 535983; continuous - phpvsfiid 535984; continuous - phpvsfiid 535983; continuous - phpvsfiid 535984
    CB—117 to 160 centimeters (46.1 to 63.0 inches); red (2.5YR 5/8) sandy loam; 10 percent clay; 1 percent yellowish red (5YR 5/6) and 2 percent brownish yellow (10YR 6/6) mottles; 0.5 fine roots throughout; 8 percent very fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; very strongly acid, pH 4.8, hellige-truog. Sampled at 160 cm for base sat.