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Regional ecosystem details for 13.12.4

Regional ecosystem 13.12.4
Vegetation Management Act class Of concern
Biodiversity status Endangered
Subregion 1, (3), (11.31)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 15000 ha; Remnant 2017 6000 ha
Extent in reserves No representation
Short description Eucalyptus caliginosa, E. tereticornis open forest on igneous rocks
Structure category Mid-dense
Description Eucalyptus caliginosa, E. tereticornis grassy open forest. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. More gentle topographic situations, especially lower slopes. (BVG1M: 15a)
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 9d
Special values Habitat for Eucalyptus interstans, a recently described species with a patchy 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 Subject to clearing for pasture. Restricted to north-eastern fall of tableland.

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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