Map Unit: 8 BOSQUE CLAY LOAM, FREQUENTLY FLOODED
Description Category: PHG
2A - LOAMY BOTTOMLAND - Deep and very deep, loamy bottomlands with friable loamy subsoils; may overflow; medium natural fertility; medium to high water holding capacity with good plant- soil-moisture relationship; high production potential.
Description Category: SOI
The bosque series consists of very deep, well drained moderately permeable nearly level soils of the bottomlands. The soil formed in calcareous loamy sediments. In a representative profile, the surface layer is dark grayish brown loam 20 inches thick. The next layer is clay loam 30 inches thick, that is dark brown in the upper part and brown in the lower part. The substratum, below 50 inches, is dark grayish brown clay.