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Mayaguez Hydric Soils

Mayaguez, PR, Hydric Soils List

Map symbol and map unit name Component Percent of map unit Landform Hydric rating Hydric criteria
An:
Alluvial land
Alluvial land 100 Flood plains Yes 2B3, 3, 4
Ba:
Bajura clay
Bajura 100 Flood plains Yes 2B3
CcB:
Camaguey clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes
Bajura 10 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Cd:
Catano sand
Reparada 3 Coastal plains Yes 2B3, 4
Ce:
Catano sandy clay loam
Reparada 3 Coastal plains Yes 2B3, 4
Ch:
Coastal beach
Hydraquents 5 Tidal flats Yes 2B3, 3, 4
Cn:
Coloso silty clay loam
Bajura 5 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Cr:
Corcega silty clay loam
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Du:
Dique silt loam
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Ig:
Igualdad clay
Igualdad 100 Flood plains Yes 2B3
JoB:
Jobos sandy loam, 2 to 5 percent

 

slopes
Igualdad 2 Coastal plains Yes 2B3
Lc:
Leveled clayey land
Hydraquents 5 Flood plains Yes 2B3, 3, 4
Le:
Leveled clayey land, shallow
Hydraquents 5 Flood plains Yes 2B3, 3, 4
Lf:
Leveled land, frequently flooded
Hydraquents 10 Flood plains Yes 2B3, 3, 4
MaB:
Mabi clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes
Bajura 3 Flood plains Yes 2B3
MaC2:
Mabi clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes, eroded
Bajura 1 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Mh:
Mani silty clay loam, overwash
Bajura 3 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Mn:
Mani clay
Bajura 3 Flood plains Yes 2B3
MvC:
Montegrande clay, 2 to 12 percent slopes
Bajura 1 Depressions Yes 2B3
PeD2:
Perchas clay, 12 to 20 percent slopes, eroded
Bajura 2 Depressions Yes 2B3
Re:
Reilly gravelly loam
Bajura 3 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Rr:
Riverwash
Hydraquents 10 Flood plains Yes 2B3, 3, 4
Sn:
Santoni clay
Bajura 5 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Ta:
Talante loam
Fortuna 5 Flood plains Yes 3
Td:
Tidal swamp
Tidal swamp 100 Tidal marshes Yes 2B3, 3, 4
ToA:
Toa silty clay loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Ts:
Toa silty clay
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3

Explanation of hydric criteria codes:

  1. All Histels except for Folistels, and Histosols except for Folists.
  2. Soils in Aquic suborders, great groups, or subgroups, Albolls suborder, Historthels great group, Histoturbels great group, Pachic subgroups, or Cumulic subgroups that:
A. are somewhat poorly drained and have a water table at the surface (0.0 feet) during the growing season, or

B. are poorly drained or very poorly drained and have either:

1.) a water table at the surface (0.0 feet) during the growing season if textures are coarse sand, sand, or fine sand in all layers within a depth of 20 inches, or coarse sand, sand, or fine sand in all layers within a depth of 20 inches, or 2.) a water table at a depth of 0.5 foot or less during the growing season if permeability is equal to or greater than 6.0 in/hr in all layers within a depth of 20 inches, or 3.) a water table at a depth of 1.0 foot or less during the growing season if permeability is less than 6.0 in/hr in any layer within a depth of 20 inches.
  1. Soils that are frequently ponded for long or very long duration during the growing season.
  2. Soils that are frequently flooded for long or very long duration during the growing season.

For additional information on Caribbean Area Soils, please contact: Carmen L. Santiago