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Regional ecosystem details for 13.12.9

Regional ecosystem 13.12.9
Vegetation Management Act class Endangered
Biodiversity status Endangered
Subregion 1, (2)
Estimated extent1 Pre-clearing 24000 ha; Remnant 2017 5000 ha
Extent in reserves Low
Short description Eucalyptus blakelyi and/or E. caliginosa woodland to open forest on igneous rocks
Structure category Sparse
Description Woodland to open forest of Eucalyptus blakelyi and/or E. caliginosa and/or E. dalrympleana. Other canopy species include E. conica, E. bridgesiana, E. melliodora and E. youmanii. Occurs on plains and rolling hills in granite basins. (BVG1M: 15a)
Supplementary description Young and McDonald (1989), 9a, Sparshott (2009) 6 in part
Protected areas Girraween NP
Special values Habitat for threatened plant species including Grevillea scortechinii, Acacia ruppii and Pterostylis woollsii
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. Do not repeat at 5 year intervals.
Comments Cleared for agriculture and horticulture. Differs from 13.3.1 in land zone and secondary species.

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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