Columbia Gardens Vineyard Brunisol*

Site : Columbia Gardens Vineyard Brunisol

Basic Facts

Soil Order: Brunisol
Ecosystem: Coniferous Forest
Climate Zone: Continental
BC Biogeoclimatic Zone: Interior Cedar-Hemlock

Location: Trail
City, Region, Country: Trail, BC, Canada

Soil Classification

Soil Order: Brunisol
Great Group: Melanic Brunisol
Subgroup: Orthic Melanic Brunisol
Soil Series:
Classification Code: O.MB
Soil Horizons Present: LF, Ap, Bm1, Bm2, C
Diagnostic Horizon 1: Bm1
Diagnostic Horizon 2: Bm2
Diagnostic Horizon 3:
Diagnostic Horizon 4:

Land Form

Land Form: Alluvial Fan
Parent Material: Glacio-fluvial
Elevation (m): 474
Affected by Glaciation: Yes


Climate Zone: Continental
Mean Annual Temperature (C):
Minimum Annual Temperature (C):
Maximum Annual Temperature (C):
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm): 150

Land Use

Current Land Use: Agriculture
Original Vegetation: Cedar and Hemlock
Current Vegetation: Vineyard

Technical Description
Soil Morphology

Soil Texture of Diagnostic Horizon or Prevailing Texture: Sandy loam
Forest Humus Form:
Presence of Charcoal:
Presence of Coatings:

Soil Formation Processes

Primary Soil Process Group: Translocation
Primary Soil Process: Clay redistribution
Secondary Soil Process: