DeC2,DeD2 - Delrose

DeD2—Dellrose gravelly silt loam, 20 to 30 percent slopes, eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: 2td38

  • Elevation: 500 to 850 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 48 to 58 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 190 to 230 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Dellrose and similar soils: 82 percent

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

Description of Dellrose

Setting
  • Landform: Hillsides

  • Landform position (two-dimensional): Backslope

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Side slope

  • Down-slope shape: Concave

  • Across-slope shape: Linear

  • Parent material: Loamy colluvium derived from siltstone over residuum weathered from phosphatic limestone

Typical profile
  • Ap - 0 to 8 inches: gravelly silt loam

  • BA - 8 to 16 inches: gravelly silt loam

  • Bt1 - 16 to 54 inches: gravelly silty clay loam

  • 2Bt2 - 54 to 79 inches: clay

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 20 to 30 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Runoff class: High

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Very low to moderately high (0.00 to 0.20 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Salinity, maximum in profile: Nonsaline to very slightly saline (0.0 to 2.0 mmhos/cm)

  • Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 6.7 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): 6e

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 6e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B

  • Hydric soil rating: No


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