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Regional ecosystem details for 13.11.3

Regional ecosystem 13.11.3
Vegetation Management Act class Of concern
Biodiversity status Of concern
Subregion 3, (11.32), (11.31), (1)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 305000 ha; Remnant 2017 92000 ha
Extent in reserves Low
Short description Eucalyptus crebra woodland on metamorphics
Structure category Sparse
Description Eucalyptus crebra, E. dealbata, E. albens grassy woodland. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic moderately to strongly deformed and metamorphosed sediments and interbedded volcanics. (BVG1M: 13c)

Vegetation communities in this regional ecosystem include:
13.11.3a: Eucalyptus crebra, E. tereticornis, Angophora leiocarpa woodland. (BVG1M: 13c)
13.11.3b: Eucalyptus caleyi subsp. caleyi woodland. (BVG1M: 15a)
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 10b, Haselgrove and Cant (2009) 11c
Protected areas Sundown NP
Special values Habitat of Eucalyptus terrica, a species with a localised distribution.
Fire management guidelines SEASON: Autumn/Winter (Apr-Aug). INTENSITY: Low. INTERVAL: 5-15 years. STRATEGY: Burn < 20% of stands in any year, burning patches each year whenever possible.
Comments 13.11.3: Highly fragmented, remnants heavily grazed. Poor management can prevent recruitment of tree species. Increasing shrub density in some situations.

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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