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Regional ecosystem details for 13.12.1

Regional ecosystem 13.12.1
Vegetation Management Act class Least concern
Wetlands Not a Wetland
Biodiversity status Of concern
Subregion 1, 2, (3)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 18000 ha; Remnant 2021 10000 ha
Short description Eucalyptus campanulata open forest to woodland on igneous rocks
Structure code Open Forest
Description Eucalyptus campanulata, E. deanei, E. caliginosa open forest to woodland +/- E. biturbinata +/- E. banksii; localised areas of E. radiata, E. saligna, E. obliqua. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. Hills and mountains. Not a Wetland. (BVG1M: 15a).
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 9c, Sparshott (2009), 10, 11, 12
Protected areas Girraween NP
Special values 13.12.1: Habitat for threatened plant species including Caladenia atroclavia, Grevillea scortechinii, Phlegmariurus varius, Hibbertia elata, Persoonia daphnoides, Leionema ambiens, and Boronia amabilis.
Fire management guidelines SEASON: Autumn/Winter (Apr-Aug). INTENSITY: Low. INTERVAL: 7-12 years. INTERVAL_MIN: 7. INTERVAL_MAX: 12. STRATEGY: Burn < 30% of stands in any year, burning patches each year whenever possible. ISSUES: Try to prevent high intensity fire.
Comments 13.12.1: Moister parts of bioregion. Also occurs on small outcrops of Marburg Sandstone north of Dalveen. Limited logging occurring. Fragmentation and altered fire regimes may affect viability. Blackberry infestation common.

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