Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.9-10.7

 

Priority   1

Short Description  Eucalyptus crebra +/- E. tereticornis, Corymbia tessellaris, Angophora spp., E. melanophloia woodland on sedimentary rocks

Notes  koala

Comments  12.9-10.7: A sub coastal population of Callitris columellaris is associated with this RE near Coominya in the Lockyer Valley. Extensively cleared for pasture. 12.9-10.7a: Extensively cleared for pasture. This regional ecosystem is a coastal mesic variant of 12.9-10.7.

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Fraser Coast region distribution  Mapped areas scattered across the region mainly west of Tinana Creek and north of the Mary River. Variant 12.9-10.7a present.

Long Description  Eucalyptus crebra +/- E. tereticornis, Corymbia tessellaris, Angophora leiocarpa, E. melanophloia woodland. Occurs on Cainozoic and Mesozoic sediments. (BVG1M: 13c) Vegetation communities in this regional ecosystem include: 12.9-10.7a: Eucalyptus siderophloia, Corymbia intermedia +/- E. tereticornis and Lophostemon confertus open forest. Occurs on Cainozoic and Mesozoic sediments in near coastal areas. (BVG1M: 12a)

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