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The land resources of Cobourg Peninsula



The land resources of Cobourg Peninsula

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by B. Wood and D. Sivertsen


Wood, B.; Sivertsen, D.; Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory


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Cobourg Peninsula


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This report describes a land system survey over the Cobourg Peninsula broadly describing landform, soils and vegetation to assist the effective planning and management of the area as a National Park.



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1. Introduction -- 2. Summary Descriptions -- 3. Land Systems -- 4. Soils -- 5. Vegetation -- Appendices -- Acknowledgements.




Land use -- Northern Territory -- Cobourg Peninsula; Vegetation mapping -- Northern Territory -- Cobourg Peninsula

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Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory

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iv, 80, [6] p. : col. ills. ; 30 cm.

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FAMILY GENUS SPECIES GROWTH COMMON NAMES FORM * POACEAE cont. Capillepedium parviflorum G scented top Chrysopogon fa 11 ax G golden beard grass C. latifolius G ribbon grass Cymbopogon bombycinus G silky oilgrass Dactyl octeni urn aegypticum G coast button grass D. radulans G button grass Dimeria ac i nac iformi s G Ectros ia leporina G hares-foot grass Enneapogon pa 11 idus G cone-top nineawn Eragros its cummingii G Cumming's lovegrass E. sp. G Eriachne burkitti G kerosene grass E. ciliata G slender wanderrie grass Eo fil iformi s G E. schultziana G Eo squarrosa G E. triseta G Eulalia fulva G silky brown top Germania sp G Heteropogon contortus G bunch spearg rass H. trit iceus G giant speargrass Pan i cum decompos itum G native millet P. sp G Perot i s rara G comet grass Pheidochloa gracilis G Pseudopogonatherum contort urn G black top Schizachyrium crinizonatum G S. fragile G red spathe grass Sehima nervosum G whitegrass Setaria apiculata G pigeon grass Sorghum intrans G S. plumosum G perennial sorghum S. sp G Spinifex 1 ongifo 1 ius G long-leaf spinifex Thaumastochloa major G T. rariflora G Themeda arguens G T. australis G kangaroo grass Vetiveria elongata G Xerochloa barbata G POLYGALACEAE Polygala orbicularis F -77

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