The Forest Practices Authority

Key to soils in granodiorite

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Vegetation

Profile Characteristics 

Soil name

Information source - see table below for abbreviations

dry eucalypt forest

Texture-contrast soil with strongly bleached coarse-sandy texture in A2 layer overlying yellowish-brown coarse sandy clay in subsoil

Mckay

F S Fact Sheet 15

Soils Bulletin 1*
Soils Bulletin 2

dry eucalypt forest

gradational soil with a weakly bleached coarse sandy loam A2 layer overlying brownish-yellow silty clay loam in subsoil; many red mottles occur below 50 cm

Fraser

F S Fact Sheet 14

 

wet eucalypt forest

texture-contrast soil with strongly bleached coarse-sandy texture in A2 layer overlying brown clay in subsoil

Arnon

Soils Bulletin 2*

wet eucalypt forest

gradational soil with sandy clay loam texture in upper layer overlying brown coarse sandy clay in subsoil; red mottles occur below 50 cm

Blumont

F S Fact Sheet 16

Soils Bulletin 1*

Soils Bulletin 2

 

wet eucalypt forest

gradational soil with clay loam texture in upper layers overlying red clay in subsoil

Springfield

Soils Bulletin 1

Soils Bulletin 2*

 

wet eucalypt forest

gradational soil with loamy texture in upper layers overlying yellowish-brown and brown clay loam in subsoil; subsoil layers have weak strength

Diddleum

Soils Bulletin 1

Soils Bulletin 2*

 

(*= no laboratory analyses)

Abbreviations used for publications:

F S Tas

Grant, J.; Laffan, M.; Hill, R.; Neilsen, W. 1995. Forest Soils of Tasmania. Forestry Tasmania, Hobart. 189 p.

Soils Bulletin 1

Laffan, M.; Grant, J.; Hill, R. 1995. Soils of Tasmanian State Forests 1. Pipers Sheet. Soils Bulletin 1. Forestry Tasmania, Hobart. 271 p.

Soils Bulletin 2

Grant, J.; Laffan, M.; Hill, R. 1995. Soils of Tasmanian State Forests 2. Forester Sheet. Soils Bulletin 2. Forestry Tasmania, Hobart. 245 p.

Soils Bulletin 3

Hill, R.; Laffan, M.D.; Grant, J. 1995. Soils of Tasmanian State Forests 3. Forth Sheet. Soils Bulletin 3. Forestry Tasmania, Hobart. 317 p.

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