Table Ge01: Soil Characteristics within the Bourbeuse River Watershed

Table Ge01: Soil Characteristics within the Bourbeuse River Watershed

 

Soil characteristics of the generalized soil associations (SCS 1979) related to hydrology, water management, erosion, and runoff within the Bourbeuse River watershed (SCS Gasconade County Soil Survey 1994, SCS Franklin County Soil Survey 1989)
  Feature Affects Water Erosion Factors2 Water Features
Soil Name Grassed Waterway1 Drainage K2 T Hydro-Soil Group3 Water Capacity4
Hartville Erodes easily, percs slowly Percs slowly, frost action 0.28-0.43 4 C 0.1-0.24
Union Erodes easily, shallow root zone Percs slowly, slope 0.43-0.43 4 C 0.11-0.21
Goss Large stones, slope, droughty Deep to water 0.10-0.24 2 B 0.04-0.17
Peridge Erodes easily Deep to water 0.37-0.32 5 B 0.16-0.20
Ashton Erodes easily Deep to water 0.43-0.28 4 Ba NA
Cedargap Large stones Deep to water 0.10-.024 5 Bb 0.04-0.18
Nolin Erodes easily Deep to water 0.43-0.43 5 Bc 0.18-0.23
Hobson Erodes easily, droughty Percs slowly, slope 0.37-0.37 3 C 0.01-0.24
Clarksville Large stones, slope, droughty Deep to water 0.28-0.28 2 B 0.05-0.12
Gasconade Large stones, slope, droughty Deep to water 0.20-0.20 2 D 0.05-0.12
Coulstone Droughty, slope Deep to water 0.24-0.24 3 B 0.06-0.09
Pope Erodes easily Deep to water 0.28 5 B 0.10-0.18
Beemont Slope, perks slowly Deep to water 0.32-0.24 3 C 0.14-0.12
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