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Regional ecosystem details for 13.11.1

Regional ecosystem 13.11.1
Vegetation Management Act class Of concern
Biodiversity status Of concern
Subregion 1, 3
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 11000 ha; Remnant 2017 7000 ha
Extent in reserves High
Short description Eucalyptus youmanii, E. dealbata, E. caleyi, Callitris endlicheri woodland on metamorphics
Structure category Sparse
Description Eucalyptus youmanii, E. dealbata, E. caleyi, Callitris endlicheri shrubby woodland +/- E. banksii. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic moderately to strongly deformed and metamorphosed sediments and interbedded volcanics. (BVG1M: 15a)
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 10a, Haselgrove and Cant (2009), 11b, 11e, 11h
Protected areas Sundown NP, Sundown RR
Special values Habitat for threatened plant species Acacia pubifolia.
Fire management guidelines SEASON: Autumn/Winter (Apr-Aug). INTENSITY: Low. INTERVAL: 7-12 years. STRATEGY: Burn < 30% of stands in any year, burning patches each year whenever possible. ISSUES: Try to prevent high intensity fire.
Comments Restricted to higher parts of trap rock, shows affinities with adjacent vegetation on granite. This unit has affinities with Eucalyptus caleyi subsp. caleyi and E. dealbata dominated vegetation south west of Leyburn which is currently included in 13.11.3 due to its association with E. crebra.

1 Estimated extent is from version 11 pre-clearing and 2017 remnant regional ecosystem mapping. Figures are rounded for simplicity. For more precise estimates, including breakdowns by tenure and other themes see remnant vegetation in Queensland.

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Last updated
16 April 2019
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