Compare? Soil material containing more than 40 percent clay, less than 45 percent sand, and less than 40 percent silt.
A soil containing from 30 to 100 percent clay. It is fine-textured and sticky when wet.
soil composed chiefly of fine particles
Soil made up of very fine particles. Holds water and nutrients but does not drain well and can be hard to work.
consists of particles less than 0.002 mm, plastic when moist, extremely hard when dry
Soil composed of very small particles that make it sticky, heavy, and hard to work.
Heavy, poorly drained soil.
A soil containing more than 40 percent clay, but less than 45 percent sand, and less than 40 percent silt.