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Regional ecosystem details for 13.11.4

Regional ecosystem 13.11.4
Vegetation Management Act class Least concern
Wetlands Not a Wetland
Biodiversity status Of concern
Subregion 3, (1), (11.32)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 113000 ha; Remnant 2021 50000 ha
Short description Eucalyptus melanophloia woodland on metamorphics
Structure code Woodland
Description Eucalyptus melanophloia, E. dealbata, E. albens +/- Callitris glaucophylla grassy woodland. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic moderately to strongly deformed and metamorphosed sediments and interbedded volcanics. Not a Wetland. (BVG1M: 17b).
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 10c, Haselgrove and Cant (2009) 11a, 11a2,
Protected areas Sundown NP, Sundown RR
Special values 13.11.4: Potential habitat for NCA listed species: Cadellia pentastylis, Macrozamia cranei, Macrozamia occidua.
Fire management guidelines SEASON: Autumn/Winter (Apr-Aug). INTENSITY: Low. INTERVAL: 5-15 years. INTERVAL_MIN: 5. INTERVAL_MAX: 15. STRATEGY: Burn < 20% of stands in any year, burning patches each year whenever possible.
Comments 13.11.4: Highly fragmented, remnants heavily grazed. Poor management can prevent recruitment of tree species. Increasing shrub and Callitris density in some situations.

1 Estimated extent is from version 13.1 pre-clearing and 2021 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
14 May 2024