reddish prairie soil

noun

Definition of reddish prairie soil

: any of a group of zonal soils developed under tall grass in a warm-temperate humid to subhumid climate that have dark reddish brown somewhat acid surface soils which grade to the parent material through slightly heavier reddish soils

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“Reddish prairie soil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reddish%20prairie%20soil. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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