Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.3.14

 

Priority   2

Short Description  Banksia aemula low woodland on alluvial plains usually near coast

Notes  

Comments  12.3.14a: Often found on stranded river terraces and higher level Pleistocene alluvium above the floodplain.

Special Values  Habitat for threatened plant species including Eucalyptus conglomerata. 12.3.14a: Habitat for threatened plant species including Eucalyptus conglomerata.

Fraser Coast region distribution  The main mapped area is between Tiaro and the coast in the south-east of the region. Scattered patches elsewhere including at Beelbi Creek.

Long Description  Banksia aemula low woodland +/- mallee eucalypt low woodland. Associated canopy species include Eucalyptus latisinensis, Corymbia intermedia, E. robusta and Lophostemon confertus. Occurs on Quaternary alluvial plains along coastal lowlands. (BVG1M: 29a) Vegetation communities in this regional ecosystem include: 12.3.14a: Eucalyptus racemosa subsp. racemosa woodland to open forest. Other canopy species may include Corymbia intermedia, C. gummifera, Eucalyptus latisinensis, E. tindaliae and Melaleuca quinquenervia. Occurs on Quaternary alluvial plains in near coastal areas. (BVG1M: 9g)

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