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Regional ecosystem details for 13.12.8

Regional ecosystem 13.12.8
Vegetation Management Act class Endangered
Wetlands Not a Wetland
Biodiversity status Endangered
Subregion 1, 3, (2)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 25000 ha; Remnant 2021 4000 ha
Short description Eucalyptus melliodora and/or E. moluccana and/or E. microcarpa and/or E. conica woodland on igneous rocks
Structure code Woodland
Description Woodland of Eucalyptus melliodora and/or Eucalyptus moluccana/ E. microcarpa and/or E. conica. Other canopy species that may be present include Angophora floribunda, Eucalyptus caliginosa and E. blakelyi. Understorey is generally grassy but a sparse to mid-dense shrub layer can also develop. Occurs in the drier, lower altitude areas on undulating plains and lower slopes in granitic basins. Not a Wetland. (BVG1M: 15a).
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 10d in part, Sparshott (2009), 9
Protected areas Girraween NP, Sundown NP
Special values 13.12.8: Potential habitat for NCA listed species: Bertya recurvata, Mirbelia confertiflora.
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 13.12.8: Cleared for agriculture and horticulture.

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