Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.11.17


Priority   2

Short Description  Eucalyptus acmenoides or E. portuensis open forest on metamorphics +/- interbedded volcanics

Notes  koala

Comments  Comparable to RE 12.11.5 but less species rich and Eucalyptus acmenoides or E. portuensis is predominant. More widespread in northern part of bioregion.

Special Values  

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

Long Description  Eucalyptus acmenoides or E. portuensis, Corymbia trachyphloia open forest to woodland +/- E. crebra, Angophora leiocarpa, E. exserta, C. intermedia, Lophostemon confertus (whipstick form). Occurs on Palaeozoic and older moderately to strongly deformed and metamorphosed sediments and interbedded volcanics. (BVG1M: 9h)

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