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Regional ecosystem details for 13.12.1

Regional ecosystem 13.12.1
Vegetation Management Act class Least concern
Biodiversity status Of concern
Subregion 1, 2, (3)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 18000 ha; Remnant 2017 10000 ha
Extent in reserves High
Short description Eucalyptus campanulata open forest to woodland on igneous rocks
Structure category Mid-dense
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. (BVG1M: 15a)
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 9c, Sparshott (2009), 10, 11, 12
Protected areas Girraween NP
Special values 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. STRATEGY: Burn < 30% of stands in any year, burning patches each year whenever possible. ISSUES: Try to prevent high intensity fire.
Comments Limited logging occurring. Fragmentation and altered fire regimes may affect viability. Blackberry infestation common. Moister parts of bioregion. Also occurs on small outcrops of Marburg Sandstone north of Dalveen.

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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