Antietam National Battlefield

Location:Maryland, United States
IUCN Category:III
Area:3,263 acres (1,320 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 AB
   
Share 70 %30 %
Soil TypeOrthic AcrisolsChromic LuvisolsDystric Cambisols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately wellModerately well
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %9 %10 %
Sand49 %47 %41 %
Silt27 %29 %39 %
Clay24 %24 %20 %
USDA TextureSandy clay loamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.54 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1 %0.86 %1.45 %
PH4.66.45.1
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹38 cmol kg⁻¹30 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity7 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation44 %89 %37 %
Total Exchangeable Bases3.5 cmol kg⁻¹10 cmol kg⁻¹4.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel10 %8 %20 %
Sand40 %39 %45 %
Silt24 %27 %35 %
Clay36 %34 %20 %
USDA TextureClay loamClay loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.32 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³1.42 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.52 g/cm³1.37 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.42 %0.38 %0.5 %
PH4.86.35.2
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity14 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹36 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity6 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation32 %93 %33 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2.3 cmol kg⁻¹12.3 cmol kg⁻¹2.6 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %1 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.