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Regional ecosystem details for 13.12.5

Regional ecosystem 13.12.5
Vegetation Management Act class Least concern
Wetlands Not a Wetland
Biodiversity status No concern at present
Subregion 1, 3, 2, (11.32)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 25000 ha; Remnant 2021 16000 ha
Short description Eucalyptus youmanii on igneous rocks
Structure code Woodland
Description Eucalyptus youmanii, E. dealbata, E. caleyi, E. prava and Callitris endlicheri shrubby woodland +/- E. banksii. Occurs on Mesozoic to Proterozoic igneous rocks. Drier hills. Not a Wetland. (BVG1M: 15a).
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 10a, Sparshott (2009), 9 in part, 14, 17, Haselgrove and Cant (2009), 12b in part
Protected areas Girraween NP, Sundown NP, Sundown RR
Special values 13.12.5: Habitat for threatened plant species including Astrotricha roddii, Homoranthus montanus and Acacia pubifolia.
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. Do not repeat burn at 7 year intervals. Once burnt at 7 years, burn at 10+ years next cycle. ISSUES: Try to prevent high intensity fire.
Comments 13.12.5: Restricted to drier parts of bioregion.

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