Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.12.7


Priority   2

Short Description  Eucalyptus crebra woodland on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks

Notes  koala

Comments  Individual 1:100 000 map sheets have been used to define this unit and to separate it from woodland in which Eucalyptus melanophloia is also a major component. 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 crebra grassy woodland. Other species such as Corymbia erythrophloia, Eucalyptus exserta, E. tereticornis, C. tessellaris, C. citriodora subsp. variegata may be present in low densities or in patches. Mid-layer generally sparse but can include low trees such as Vachellia bidwillii, Alphitonia excelsa, Allocasuarina luehmannii and Petalostigma pubescens. Small areas of Callitris glaucophylla occur in central western parts of bioregion. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. (BVG1M: 13c)

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