Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.12.8

 

Priority   2

Short Description  Eucalyptus melanophloia woodland on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks

Notes  koala

Comments  Individual 1:100 000 map sheets have been used to collate information about this RE. Some map authors did not distinguish distinct Eucalyptus melanophloia units so the area provided may be an underestimate. Less steep areas have been extensively cleared for pasture.

Special Values  

Fraser Coast region distribution  All mapped areas in the western half of the region.

Long Description  Eucalyptus melanophloia, usually with E. crebra +/- Corymbia erythrophloia grassy woodland. Other species such as Eucalyptus exserta, E. tereticornis, C. tessellaris, C. citriodora subsp. variegata may be present in low densities or in patches. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. (BVG1M: 17b)

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