Gray Lodge State Wildlife Area

Location:California, United States
IUCN Category:IV
Area:8,471 acres (3,428 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Köppen climate classification:Csa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: hot summer)

Ecoregions

California Central Valley grasslands

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share60 %30 %10 %
Soil TypeEutric FluvisolsChromic LuvisolsHumic Gleysols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorModerately wellPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel4 %9 %4 %
Sand39 %47 %33 %
Silt41 %29 %45 %
Clay20 %24 %22 %
USDA TextureLoamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.41 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.54 g/cm³1.2 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.9 %0.86 %3.71 %
PH7.36.45.5
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity62 cmol kg⁻¹38 cmol kg⁻¹33 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹18 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation91 %89 %34 %
Total Exchangeable Bases16.4 cmol kg⁻¹10 cmol kg⁻¹3.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate1 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel8 %8 %5 %
Sand41 %39 %37 %
Silt38 %27 %35 %
Clay21 %34 %28 %
USDA TextureLoamClay loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.52 g/cm³1.46 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.4 %0.38 %0.69 %
PH7.56.35.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity58 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹41 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity14 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation97 %93 %62 %
Total Exchangeable Bases15.1 cmol kg⁻¹12.3 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate3.9 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %1 %4 %
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.
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263