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Houston soil profile

Houston Soil

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[A profile of a Houston soil.]The Houston series consists of moderately well drained, slowly permeable, cyclic soils that formed in alkaline clays and chalk of the Blackland Prairies. These clayey soils have very high shrink-swell potential. Slope ranges from 0 to 8 percent.

Taxonomic class: Very-fine, smectitic, thermic Oxyaquic Hapluderts