PaB—Paden

PaB—Paden silt loam, 1 to 5 percent slopes

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwg

  • Elevation: 350 to 550 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 48 to 55 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 180 to 210 days

  • Farmland classification: All areas are prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Paden and similar soils: 90 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Paden

Setting
  • Landform: Stream terraces

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Tread

  • Parent material: Loess or silty alluvium over loamy alluvium derived from interbedded sedimentary rock

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 6 inches: silt loam

  • H2 - 6 to 25 inches: silt loam

  • H3 - 25 to 41 inches: silt loam

  • H4 - 41 to 60 inches: clay loam

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 1 to 5 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: About 25 inches to fragipan

  • Natural drainage class: Moderately well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately low to moderately high (0.06 to 0.20 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: About 18 to 36 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: Low (about 5.1 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 2e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C

  • Hydric soil rating: No

PaC2—Paden silt loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes, eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwh

  • Elevation: 350 to 550 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 48 to 55 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 180 to 210 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Paden and similar soils: 85 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Paden

Setting
  • Landform: Stream terraces

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Tread

  • Parent material: Loess or silty alluvium over loamy alluvium derived from interbedded sedimentary rock

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 4 inches: silt loam

  • H2 - 4 to 23 inches: silt loam

  • H3 - 23 to 41 inches: silt loam

  • H4 - 41 to 60 inches: clay loam

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 5 to 12 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: About 23 inches to fragipan

  • Natural drainage class: Moderately well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately low to moderately high (0.06 to 0.20 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: About 18 to 36 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: Low (about 4.6 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 3e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C

  • Hydric soil rating: No

 


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