Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.12.19

 

Priority   4

Short Description  Vegetation complex of rocky headlands on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks

Notes  

Comments  12.12.19: Generally too small to map at 1:100 000 scale. Under pressure for tourist development due to prime location and scenic value. 12.12.19x1: Under pressure for tourist development due to prime location and scenic value. Generally too small to map at 1:100 000 scale. 12.12.19x2: Under pressure for tourist development due to prime location and scenic value. Generally too small to map at 1:100 000 scale. 12.12.19x3: Under pressure for tourist development due to prime location and scenic value. Generally too small to map at 1:100 000 scale. 12.12.19x4: Under pressure for tourist development due to prime location and scenic value. Generally too small to map at 1:100 000 scale.

Special Values  

Fraser Coast region distribution  Mapped only at two location on the east coast of Fraser Island.

Long Description  Vegetation complex of exposed rocky headlands. Vegetation types include Themeda triandra grassland and wind-sheared shrubland and woodland. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous headlands. (BVG1M: 29a) Vegetation communities in this regional ecosystem include: 12.12.19x1: Vegetation complex of exposed rocky headlands. Vegetation types include Themeda triandra grassland and wind-sheared shrubland and woodland. Occurs on headlands of Palaeozoic and older moderately to strongly deformed and metamorphosed sediments and interbedded volcanics. (BVG1M: 29a) 12.12.19x2: Vegetation complex of exposed rocky headlands. Vegetation types include Themeda triandra grassland and wind-sheared shrubland and woodland. Occurs on headlands of Cainozoic and Mesozoic sediments. (BVG1M: 29a) 12.12.19x3: Vegetation complex of exposed headlands. Vegetation types include Themeda triandra grassland and wind-sheared shrubland and woodland. Occurs on headlands of remnant Tertiary surfaces. (BVG1M: 29a) 12.12.19x4: Vegetation complex of exposed rocky headlands. Vegetation types include Themeda triandra grassland and wind-sheared shrubland and woodland. Occurs on headlands of Cainozoic igneous rocks. (BVG1M: 29a)

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