Seitz (soil)


Seitz (soil)

The Seitz is the unofficial state soil of Colorado.

Contents

Profile

The Seitz soil series consists of very deep, well drained, slowly permeable soils that formed in colluvium or slope alluvium derived from igneous, sedimentary, and volcanic rocks. Seitz soils are located on mountains, mainly in southwestern and central Colorado. These soils are well suited to outdoor recreation and the growth of forest-related products in moderately steep or more gently sloping areas.

Plant habitat

The plant life that grows on the Seitz soil consists of an Engelmann spruce/subalpine fir or Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir canopy with a sparse understory of grasses, forbs, and shrubs.

See also

References

External links



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Seitz — may refer to:* 4978 Seitz, asteroid * Seitz (soil) * Seitz decisionPeople with the surname Seitz:* Adalbert Seitz * Adolf Seitz * Alexander Maximilian Seitz * Andy Seitz * Beat Seitz * Bill Seitz * Chris Seitz * Collins J. Seitz * Don Carlos… …   Wikipedia

  • Laboratory B in Sungul’ — was one of the laboratories under the 9th Chief Directorate of the NKVD (MVD after 1946) that contributed to the Soviet atomic bomb project. It was created in 1946 and closed in 1955, when some of its personnel were merged with the second Soviet… …   Wikipedia

  • The Vatican —     The Vatican     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Vatican     This subject will be treated under the following heads:     I. Introduction; II. Architectural History of the Vatican Palace; III. Description of the Palace; IV. Description of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lake Tahoe — Tahoe redirects here. For other uses, see Tahoe (disambiguation). Lake Tahoe Lake Tahoe from the east shore (in Nevada) Location California and Nevada,USA …   Wikipedia

  • German nuclear energy project — Germany nuclear energy project The German experimental nuclear pile at Haigerloch. Active …   Wikipedia

  • Austria — Austrian, adj., n. /aw stree euh/, n. a republic in central Europe. 8,054,078; 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Cap.: Vienna. German, Österreich. * * * Austria Introduction Austria Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro… …   Universalium

  • Issues relating to biofuels — There are a number of issues relating to biofuels.Biofuels are proposed as having such benefits as: reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, reduction of fossil fuel use, increased national energy security, increased rural development and a… …   Wikipedia

  • Liste der Staatsböden der Bundesstaaten der Vereinigten Staaten — Dies ist eine Liste der offiziellen und inoffiziellen Staatsböden der Bundesstaaten der Vereinigten Staaten. Diese Böden gelten als bundesstaatliche Wahrzeichen in den jeweiligen Bundesstaaten der Vereinigten Staaten, dem Washington, D.C. und in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Martin Van Buren — 8th President of the United States In office March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1841 Vice President Rich …   Wikipedia

  • Norman Borlaug — Dr. Norman Borlaug Borlaug speaking at the Ministerial Methodist Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology in June 2003 Born …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.