PkB—Pickwick

PkB—Pickwick silt loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwj

  • Elevation: 400 to 600 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

  • Pickwick and similar soils: 95 percent

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

Description of Pickwick

Setting
  • Landform: Stream terraces

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Tread

  • Parent material: Loess over clayey alluvium derived from interbedded sedimentary rock

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 8 inches: silt loam

  • H2 - 8 to 41 inches: silty clay loam

  • H3 - 41 to 118 inches: silty clay

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 2 to 5 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high to high (0.60 to 2.00 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: High (about 11.5 inches)

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

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 2e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B

  • Hydric soil rating: No

PkC2—Pickwick silt loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes, eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwk

  • Elevation: 400 to 600 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

  • Pickwick and similar soils: 90 percent

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

Description of Pickwick

Setting
  • Landform: Stream terraces

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Riser

  • Parent material: Loess over clayey alluvium derived from interbedded sedimentary rock

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 7 inches: silt loam

  • H2 - 7 to 36 inches: silty clay loam

  • H3 - 36 to 60 inches: silty clay

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 5 to 12 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high to high (0.60 to 2.00 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: High (about 11.2 inches)

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

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 3e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B

  • Hydric soil rating: No

PkC3—Pickwick silty clay loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes, severely eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwl

  • Elevation: 400 to 600 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

  • Pickwick and similar soils: 80 percent

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

Description of Pickwick

Setting
  • Landform: Stream terraces

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Riser

  • Parent material: Loess over clayey alluvium derived from interbedded sedimentary rock

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 2 inches: silty clay loam

  • H2 - 2 to 40 inches: silty clay loam

  • H3 - 40 to 60 inches: silty clay

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 5 to 12 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high to high (0.60 to 2.00 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: High (about 11.4 inches)

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

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 4e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B

  • Hydric soil rating: No

 


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