Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.9-10.19

 

Priority   3

Short Description  Eucalyptus fibrosa subsp. fibrosa woodland on sedimentary rocks

Notes  koala

Comments  12.9-10.19: This RE has a very patchy distribution and often occurs as patches too small to map at 1:100 000 scale. 12.9-10.19a: Southern parts of bioregion. This RE is a mesic variant of 12.9-10.19. It has a very patchy distribution and often occurs as patches too small to map at 1:100 000 scale.

Special Values  Habitat for threatened plant species including Macrozamia parcifolia,

Fraser Coast region distribution  Large areas mapped in the central-western part of the region. Some smaller areas closer to the coast.

Long Description  Eucalyptus fibrosa subsp. fibrosa woodland +/- Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata, E. acmenoides or E. portuensis, Angophora leiocarpa, E. major. Understorey often sparse. Localised occurrences of Eucalyptus sideroxylon. Occurs on Cainozoic and Mesozoic sediments. (BVG1M: 12a) Vegetation communities in this regional ecosystem include: 12.9-10.19a: Corymbia henryi and/or Eucalyptus fibrosa subsp. fibrosa open forest. Other commonly associated species include, Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata, E. carnea, E. siderophloia, E. crebra and E. major. Occurs in coastal areas on Cainozoic and Mesozoic sediments. (BVG1M: 10b)

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