Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.12.23

 

Priority   3

Short Description  Eucalyptus tereticornis +/- E. eugenioides woodland on crests, upper slopes and elevated valleys and plains on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks

Notes  koala

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Fraser Coast region distribution  A large area mapped on the far western boundary south of Mt Walsh National Park at Boompa. Also on the western slopes of Mount Bauple.

Long Description  Woodland to open forest generally with Eucalyptus tereticornis subsp. tereticornis or E. tereticornis subsp. basaltica +/- E. eugenioides. Other species present vary from place to place but commonly include E. crebra, Corymbia intermedia, E. acmenoides, E. biturbinata, E. longirostrata, E. melliodora, C. trachyphloia, C. citriodora subsp. Variegata, Lophostemon confertus (tree form and whipstick form), Angophora subvelutina and Allocasuarina torulosa. Occurs at higher altitudes on crests, upper slopes and elevated valleys and plains on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. (BVG1M: 9g)

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