Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.11.6


Priority   1

Short Description  Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata, Eucalyptus crebra woodland on metamorphics +/- interbedded volcanics

Notes  koala

Comments  This RE has been compiled from individual 1:100 000 map sheets in addition to the units in Sparshott et al. (1997).

Special Values  Habitat for threatened flora species including Cycas megacarpa and Macrozamia parcifolia.

Fraser Coast region distribution  All mapped areas in far south-west of region.

Long Description  Open forest to woodland of Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata generally with Eucalyptus crebra. Other species such as Eucalyptus exserta, E. tereticornis, E. moluccana, E. melanophloia, E. acmenoides, Corymbia tessellaris and Angophora leiocarpa may be present in scattered patches or in low densities. Understorey grassy or shrubby. Occurs on Palaeozoic and older moderately to strongly deformed and metamorphosed sediments and interbedded volcanics. Drier habitats than RE 12.11.5. (BVG1M: 10b)

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