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  • noun Plural form of podzol.


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  • The soils of this ecoregion are variable, alternating between sandy podzols and hydromorphic clay, both of which hold limited nutrients and tend to be acidic.

    Juruá-Purus moist forests

  • Soils throughout the ecoregion range from the fertile to impoverished latosols and podzols.

    Parañá-Paraíba interior forests

  • The bottomland soils are rich from alluvial deposits and the uplands are eutrophic podzols.

    Maranhão Babaçu forests

  • Red yellow podzolic soils cover driftless uplands underlain by gneiss, and red yellow podzols are found on Pre-Wisconsinan drift; soils are markedly different from those of Ecoregion 58i.

    Ecoregions of New Jersey (EPA)

  • Red-brown earths and red-yellow podzols are the predominant soils, the former derived from limestone and found in the level uplands and Mae Chan Valley, whilst the latter is found in the Huai Kha Khaeng Valley.

    Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

  • Tropical nutrient-impoverished soils are prevalent (yellow-red latosol, podzols and lithosols).

    Serra do Mar coastal forests

  • A complex mixture of soil types that are generally poor in nutrients characterizes this ecoregion, and mostly podzols (white, sandy quartzite soils; strongly acidic, limited moisture and nutrient availability) are found on the ancient alluvial terraces.

    Negro-Branco moist forests

  • In Jasper, chernozems are found on steep subalpine grassland slopes, whilst podzols are found in upland areas and gleys in poorly drained areas.

    Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Canada

  • The soils are generally nutrient-poor kaolinic soils and sandy podzols on the slopes.

    Uatuma-Trombetas moist forests

  • Other features are eroded accumulations of volcanic ash, foothills, piedmont plains and coastal lowlands, Below the ash-covered slopes, soils are tundra gley, forest-tundra and brown forest types, podzols and peat.

    Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russian Federation


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