Map Unit Composition
Map units consist of 1 or more soil types, commonly referred to as "components".
Component Name Geomorphic Position Area Fraction Component Type Horizon Data
Soil Type 1 Beaucoup flood plains % Inclusion YES
Soil Type 2 Comfrey flood plains % Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Sawmill flood plains % Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Zook flood plains % Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Orion flood plains 95% Major Soil Type YES

Note: links to horizon data marked with an * are approximate.


Map Unit Data What is a Map Unit?
Cartographic information about this map unit.
Map Unit Name: Orion silt loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, frequently flooded
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 3415A
Map Unit Area: 2123 acres total in survey area
Raw Map Unit Data
Raw Component Data (All Components)

Map Unit Aggregated Data
Generalized soils information within this map unit.
Farmland Class: Prime farmland if protected from flooding or not frequently flooded during the growing season
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 20.92 cm
Max Flood Freq: Frequent
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Somewhat poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Somewhat poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 0
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 46 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 46 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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