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The Robertsville series consists of poorly drained alluvial soils on low terraces along Floyds Fork and along large creeks in the limestone area. The acreage is moderately large. These soils formed in old alluvium that washed from soils of limestone origin. They have a brittle, compact fragipan at a depth of 12 to 20 inches.

Representative profile:

Depth

Color

Texture

Structure

0 to 6 inches

grayish-brown

friable silt loam

few gray mottles

6 to 15 inches

gray

silt loam

many brown mottles; weak blocky structure

15 to 38+ inches

mottled gray and yellowish-brown

silty clay loam

compact and brittle (fragipan)

 

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