Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.12.9


Priority   4

Short Description  Eucalyptus dura woodland usually on rocky peaks on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks

Notes  koala

Comments  Frequent fire can favour fire-tolerant species at the expense of fire-sensitive species.

Special Values  Habitat for threatened plant species including Cassinia collina and near threatened species including Acacia pubicosta and Comesperma breviflorum.

Fraser Coast region distribution  All mapped in an area in the far south-west of the region at Mount Walsh National Park, Boompa.

Long Description  Eucalyptus dura woodland (open woodland in rocky areas) +/- Corymbia trachyphloia subsp. trachyphloia, E. acmenoides or E. portuensis, Acacia blakei subsp. blakei, Allocasuarina littoralis, C. intermedia. Eucalyptus montivaga may also be present at higher altitudes. Lophostemon confertus (whipstick form) often present in shrub layer. Usually occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. (BVG1M: 12a)

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