To obtain official soil series description,
The Cecil series consists of very
deep, well drained moderately permeable soils on ridges and side slopes of the
Piedmont uplands. These soils are deep to saprolite and very deep to bedrock.
They formed in residuum weathered from felsic, igneous and high-grade
metamorphic rocks of the Piedmont uplands. Slopes range from 0 to 25 percent.
Near the type location, mean annual precipitation is 48 inches and mean annual
temperature is 59 degrees F.
Taxonomic class: Fine, kaolinitic, thermic Typic Kanhapludults
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