Gu—Guthrie silt loam

Gu—Guthrie silt loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally ponded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: 2v5c5

  • Elevation: 380 to 1,380 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 45 to 65 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 59 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 180 to 205 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Guthrie, occasionally ponded, and similar soils: 90 percent

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

Description of Guthrie, Occasionally Ponded

Setting
  • Landform: Depressions

  • Landform position (two-dimensional): Toeslope

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Base slope

  • Down-slope shape: Concave

  • Across-slope shape: Concave

  • Parent material: Noncalcareous loess and/or silty alluvium

Typical profile
  • A - 0 to 1 inches: silt loam

  • Eg - 1 to 8 inches: silt loam

  • Bg - 8 to 32 inches: silt loam

  • Btxg - 32 to 68 inches: silt loam

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 0 to 2 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: 24 to 35 inches to fragipan

  • Natural drainage class: Poorly drained

  • 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: About 0 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: Occasional

  • 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): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 5w

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C/D

  • Hydric soil rating: Yes

 


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