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San Juan Hydric Soils

San Juan, PR, Hydric Soils List

Map symbol and map unit name Component Percent of map unit Landform Hydric rating Hydric criteria
AmB:
Almirante clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes
Bajura 2 Depressions Yes 2B3
Ba:
Bajura clay
Bajura 100 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Ce:
Candelero loam
Cayagua 15 Hillslopes Yes 2B3
Cn:
Catano loamy sand
Reparada 5 Coastal plains Yes 2B3, 4
Co:
Cayagua sandy loam
Cayagua 100 Hillslopes Yes 2B3
Cs:
Coloso silty clay loam
Bajura 7 Flood plains Yes 2B3
CzC:
Corozal clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes
Bajura 5 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Dm:
Dique loam
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Dr:
Durados sandy loam
Reparada 2 Coastal plains Yes 2B3, 4
Hy:
Hydraquents, saline
Hydraquents 100 Tidal flats Yes 2B3, 3, 4
MaA:
Mabi clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes
Bajura 4 Flood plains Yes 2B3
MaB:
Mabi clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes
Bajura 3 Flood plains Yes 2B3
MaC:
Mabi clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Mp:
Martin Pena muck
Martin Pena 100 Depressions, Flood plains Yes 2B3, 4
MtB:
Montegrande clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes
Bajura 2 Depressions Yes 2B3
MtC:
Montegrande clay, 5 to 12 percent slopes
Bajura 2 Depressions Yes 2B3
Re:
Reilly sandy loam
Bajura 5 Flood plains Yes 2B3
ScB:
Sabana Seca clay, 2 to 8 percent slopes
Bajura 5 Depressions Yes 2B3
Sm:
Saladar muck
Saladar 100 Depressions, Marshes Yes 1, 4
To:
Toa silty clay loam
Bajura 5 Flood plains Yes 2B3
VaB:
Vega Alta clay loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3
VaC2:
Vega Alta clay loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes, eroded
Bajura 2 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Vg:
Vega Baja silty clay
Bajura 4 Flood plains Yes 2B3
Vv:
Vivi loam
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:
  1. are somewhat poorly drained and have a water table at the surface (0.0 feet) during the growing season, or
  2. 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
  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