IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): Cecil
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S2009SC083010
  • User Pedon ID: S2009SC083010
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 09N0853
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 24507
  • 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: 34.6233330
  • Std. Longitude: -81.8713913
  • Datum: WGS84
  • Map Unit: CeD2—Cecil sandy clay loam, 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: 34081-E7—Philson Crossroads, South Carolina
  • PEDON

  • Describers Name: Emory Holsonback, Myra Jones
  • 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 - 4/9/2009
  • Soil Taxonomic Edition - tenth edition
  • Moisture Class - udic
  • Moisture Subclass - udic
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Classificaton Date - 8/23/2006
  • 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: 8/23/2006 (actual site observation date)
  • Air Photo ID: G11
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 1 - grass/herbaceous cover
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 2 - pastureland, tame
  • 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

    kandic horizon

    argillic horizon

    0—5

    5—152

    5—152

    —5—

    —147—

    —147—

    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

    10

    169.2

    290

    A—0 to 5 centimeters (0.0 to 2.0 inches); dark reddish brown (5YR 3/4) sandy loam; weak fine granular structure; friable, slightly sticky, slightly plastic; fragments; neutral, pH 6.6, hellige-truog; abrupt smooth boundary. Lab sample # 09N02985; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    Bt1—5 to 20 centimeters (2.0 to 7.9 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; 1 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; 4 percent by volume angular quartz fragments; very strongly alkaline, pH 10.0, hellige-truog; clear wavy boundary. Lab sample # 09N02986; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket. discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451458; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451458
    Bt2—20 to 76 centimeters (7.9 to 29.9 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) clay; 1 percent strong brown (7.5YR 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; 2 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.8, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 09N02987; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket. discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451459; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451459
    Bt3—76 to 109 centimeters (29.9 to 42.9 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay; 10 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; 5 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.8, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 09N02988; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket. discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451460; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451460
    Bt4—109 to 152 centimeters (42.9 to 59.8 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay; 25 percent reddish yellow (7.5YR 6/8) coarse prominent mottles; 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. Lab sample # 09N02989; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket. discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451461; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451461