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Sandy soil

Snapshot: Sandy soil

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Melvin George
by Melvin George on Feb 17, 2012
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Soil in this particular ecological site within the Great Plains mixed-grass prairie is considered stabilized sand dunes. In the presence of overgrazing with the associated removal of vegetation, this site is susceptible to wind erosion. However, after a prescribed fire under normal soil moisture conditions, rapid regrowth of the vegetation limits this threat.

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