IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): Cecil
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S2009SC083003
  • User Pedon ID: S2009SC083003
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 09N0846
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 24500
  • 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: 35.1719437
  • Std. Longitude: -82.1352768
  • Datum: WGS84
  • Map Unit: CmD2—Cecil-Bethlehem complex, 10 to 15 percent slopes, moderately eroded
  • State: South Carolina
  • County: SC083—Spartanburg
  • MLRA: 136—Southern Piedmont
  • Regional Office: SE—Southeast
  • MLRA Soil Survey Area: SE-LAU—Laurens, South Carolina
  • Non-MLRA Soil Survey Area: SC083—Spartanburg County, South Carolina
  • 7.5 Minute USGS Quad: 35082-B2—Landrum, South Carolina
  • PEDON

  • Describers Name: Emory Holsonback
  • 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: NASIS
  • Correlated Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Classificaton Date - 3/13/2009
  • Soil Taxonomic Edition - tenth edition
  • Moisture Class - udic
  • Moisture Subclass - udic
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Classificaton Date - 6/19/2008
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Erosion Class - 2
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Hydric: no


  • SITE

  • Parent Material: residuum weathered from gneiss and/or residuum weathered from granite
  • Landscape: southern piedmont
  • Landform: interfluve
  • Geomorphic Component Hills: interfluve
  • Hill Slope Profile: backslope
  • Slope Position: middle third
  • Runoff: medium
  • Drainage Class: well
  • Flooding: none flooding
  • Ponding: none ponding
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 6/19/2008 (actual site observation date)
  • Air Photo ID: B2
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 1 - grass/herbaceous cover
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 2 - hayland
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Drained? - no
  • Bedded Soil? - no
  • Forest Plantation? - no
  • Pedon Diagnostic Features
    Feature Kind Feature Depth L-H Feature Thickness L-RV-H
    cm

    ochric epipedon

    argillic horizon

    kandic horizon

    0—8

    8—145

    15—145

    —8—

    —137—

    —130—

    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

    13

    296.9

    356

    A—0 to 8 centimeters (0.0 to 3.1 inches); brown (7.5YR 4/4) sandy clay loam; weak medium granular structure; friable, slightly sticky, slightly plastic; fragments; neutral, pH 6.6, hellige-truog; abrupt smooth boundary. Lab sample # 09N02945; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    BA—8 to 15 centimeters (3.1 to 5.9 inches); reddish brown (5YR 4/4) sandy clay loam; weak fine subangular blocky structure; friable, slightly sticky, slightly plastic; fragments; neutral, pH 6.6, hellige-truog; abrupt smooth boundary. Lab sample # 09N02946; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    Bt1—15 to 41 centimeters (5.9 to 16.1 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay; 1 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/8) medium prominent mottles; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm, moderately sticky, moderately plastic; 55 percent prominent clay films on all faces of peds; 3 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; neutral, pH 6.6, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 09N02947; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    Bt2—41 to 81 centimeters (16.1 to 31.9 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm, moderately sticky, moderately plastic; 55 percent prominent clay films on all faces of peds; 5 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.8, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 09N02948; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    Bt3—81 to 122 centimeters (31.9 to 48.0 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay; 10 percent yellowish brown (10YR 5/8) medium distinct mottles; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm, moderately sticky, moderately plastic; 55 percent prominent clay films on all faces of peds; 10 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.6, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 09N02949; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    BCt—122 to 145 centimeters (48.0 to 57.1 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay loam; 10 percent yellowish red (5YR 5/6) medium faint mottles; weak fine subangular blocky structure; firm, moderately sticky, moderately plastic; 30 percent distinct clay films on all faces of peds; 25 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; 10 percent by volume angular gneiss, biotite fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.4, hellige-truog. Lab sample # 09N02950; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket