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  • noun Plural form of alfisol.


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  • The soils are mainly ultisols and alfisols in the south with entisols in the north.

    East Sudanian savanna

  • The soils of the ecoregion are mainly entisols, with some aridisols found towards the north and alfisols on the highest land.

    Sahelian Acacia savanna

  • The major soil types are those developed from limestone residuum and are either alfisols or ultisols.

    Mammoth Cave National Park, United States

  • For example, eastern forb species such as Liatris pycnostachya and Coreopsis grandiflora are largely limited to the alfisols of the Eastern Marginal prairies, while grasses such as Bouteloua hirsuta and Muhlenbergia reverchonii, as well as a diversity of species in the genus Dalea are generally found on the mollisols of the White Rock Cuesta.

    Texas blackland prairies

  • Microtopography such as gilgai on vertisols and mima mounds on alfisols are important microhabitats.

    Texas blackland prairies

  • Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), and Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) are frequently dominants on Blackland Prairie alfisols and vertisols.

    Texas blackland prairies

  • Little bluestem – brownseed paspalum (S. scoparium-Paspalum plicatulum) prairie is associated with Fayette Prairie alfisols.

    Texas blackland prairies

  • Soil types have not been well defined; however, most soils are entisols with alfisols and inceptisols in upland areas.

    Arizona Mountains forests

  • Ultisols and alfisols lay over basement rocks, with patches of vertisols close to Lake Victoria.

    Southern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets

  • Oxisols and alfisols are most common in the south and central regions of the ecoregion, while a higher percentage of ultisols are found to the north.

    Eastern Miombo woodlands


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