Wm—Woodmont

Wm—Woodmont silt loam, rarely flooded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpx3

  • Elevation: 300 to 600 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 40 to 60 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 54 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 165 to 205 days

  • Farmland classification: All areas are prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Woodmont and similar soils: 90 percent

  • Minor components: 8 percent

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

Description of Woodmont

Setting
  • Landform: Stream terraces

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Tread

  • Parent material: Loess over loamy alluvium derived from limestone

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 9 inches: silt loam

  • H2 - 9 to 22 inches: silt loam

  • H3 - 22 to 60 inches: silt loam

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 0 to 2 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: 20 to 36 inches to fragipan

  • Natural drainage class: Somewhat poorly 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 12 to 24 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: Rare

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: Low (about 4.2 inches)

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

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 3w

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: D

  • Hydric soil rating: No

Minor Components

Norene
  • Percent of map unit: 8 percent

  • Landform: Depressions

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Dip

  • Hydric soil rating: Yes

 


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