Skip Navigation

Myakka soil profile

Myakka Soil

To obtain official soil series description, click here.

[A profile of a Myakka soil.]The Myakka series consists of deep and very deep, poorly drained to very poorly drained soils that formed in sandy marine deposits. These soils are in areas of flatwoods, in high tidal areas, on flood plains, in depressions, and on gently sloping to sloping barrier islands. They have rapid permeability in the A horizon and moderate or moderately rapid permeability in the Bh horizon. Slopes range from 0 to 8 percent.

Taxonomic class: Sandy, siliceous, hyperthermic Aeric Alaquods