IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): Cecil
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S2009SC083011
  • User Pedon ID: S2009SC083011
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 09N0854
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 24508
  • 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: 34.8333321
  • Std. Longitude: -82.1130524
  • Datum: WGS84
  • Map Unit: CeB2—Cecil sandy clay loam, 2 to 6 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: 34082-G1—Reidville, 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 - 4/9/2009
  • Soil Taxonomic Edition - tenth edition
  • Moisture Class - udic
  • Moisture Subclass - udic
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Classificaton Date - 5/18/2005
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Erosion Class - 1
  • 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: low
  • Drainage Class: well
  • Flooding: none flooding
  • Ponding: none ponding
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 5/18/2005 (actual site observation date)
  • Air Photo ID: C7
  • 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

    argillic horizon

    kandic horizon

    0—8

    8—157

    28—157

    —8—

    —149—

    —129—

    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

    231.6

    A—0 to 8 centimeters (0.0 to 3.1 inches); dark yellowish brown (10YR 4/4) sandy loam; weak fine granular structure; very friable, nonsticky, nonplastic; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.8, hellige-truog; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 09N02991; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    BA—8 to 28 centimeters (3.1 to 11.0 inches); brown (7.5YR 4/4) sandy loam; weak fine subangular blocky structure; friable, slightly sticky, slightly plastic; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.6, hellige-truog; abrupt smooth boundary. Lab sample # 09N02992; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket
    Bt1—28 to 102 centimeters (11.0 to 40.2 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; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.8, hellige-truog; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 09N02993; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket. discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451565; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451565
    Bt2—102 to 157 centimeters (40.2 to 61.8 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) clay loam; 10 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/8) medium distinct mottles; weak medium subangular blocky structure; firm, moderately sticky, moderately plastic; 35 percent distinct clay films on all faces of peds; 10 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.4, hellige-truog. Lab sample # 09N02994; moist when described; observed in auger, bucket. discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451566; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 451566