Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.3.4

 

Priority   3

Short Description  Melaleuca quinquenervia, Eucalyptus robusta woodland on coastal alluvium

Notes  koala

Comments  12.3.4a: Extensively cleared for pine plantation.

Special Values  Habitat for threatened fauna species including the wallum froglet Crinia tinnula. 12.3.4a: Habitat for threatened fauna species including the wallum froglet Crinia tinnula.

Fraser Coast region distribution  Coastal. Mapped east of Tinana Creek and one small patch at Burrum Heads.

Long Description  Open forest to woodland of Melaleuca quinquenervia and Eucalyptus robusta. Occurs fringing drainage lines and on floodplains in coastal areas. (BVG1M: 22a) Vegetation communities in this regional ecosystem include: 12.3.4a: Eucalyptus bancroftii open woodland often with Melaleuca quinquenervia. Occurs on drainage lines and floodplains in coastal areas. Palustrine wetland (e.g. vegetated swamp). (BVG1M: 22a)

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