Area:334 acres (135 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Köppen climate classification:Csa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: hot summer)
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Southeastern Iberian shrubs and woodlands


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Protected Area Boundary
Share85 %15 %
Soil TypeHaplic CalcisolsCalcic Luvisols
Topsoil TextureMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately well
Available Water Capacity50 m50 m
Phase 1Soils disturbed by manSoils disturbed by man
Phase 2PetrocalcicPetrocalcic
Root Obstacle20 - 40 cm20 - 40 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel7 %5 %
Sand41 %53 %
Silt38 %24 %
Clay21 %23 %
USDA TextureLoamSandy clay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.32 g/cm³1.53 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.46 %0.51 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity59 cmol kg⁻¹55 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases27.4 cmol kg⁻¹17.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate12 %7.4 %
Calcium Sulphate0.1 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.3 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel7 %10 %
Sand40 %47 %
Silt37 %23 %
Clay23 %30 %
USDA TextureLoamSandy clay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.67 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.36 %0.3 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity55 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity15 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases32.1 cmol kg⁻¹23.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate14 %9.1 %
Calcium Sulphate0.3 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium4 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.4 dS m-10.2 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