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Regional ecosystem details for 13.12.4

Regional ecosystem 13.12.4
Vegetation Management Act class Of concern
Wetlands Not a Wetland
Biodiversity status Endangered
Subregion 1, (3), (11.31)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 15000 ha; Remnant 2021 6000 ha
Short description Eucalyptus caliginosa, E. tereticornis open forest on igneous rocks
Structure code Open Forest
Description Eucalyptus caliginosa, E. tereticornis grassy open forest. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. More gentle topographic situations, especially lower slopes. Not a Wetland. (BVG1M: 15a).
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 9d
Special values 13.12.4: 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. INTERVAL_MIN: 5. INTERVAL_MAX: 15. STRATEGY: Burn < 20% of stands in any year, burning patches each year whenever possible.
Comments 13.12.4: Restricted to north-eastern fall of tableland. Subject to clearing for pasture.

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