bog soil

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Noun1.bog soil - poorly drained soils on top of peat and under marsh or swamp vegetation
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
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By studying samples of pollen from grain in ancient bog soil they found farmers felled trees, using stone then bronze axes, in the Neolithic period rather than the later Bronze Age, as originally believed.
The reason for such dwarfed vegetation: In the water-saturated bog soil, the plants do not get enough oyxgen to grow to full height.