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Bioregions of the nt


Kerle, J. A.


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Technical Report LRD94100 Viewed at 07:02:32 on 18/02/2010 Page 114 of 275. Associated Vegetation Types: On dolomitic outcrops, Hakea arborescens mid-high woodland is found. Acacia Iysiphloia communities (community 4) and Eucalyptus pruinosa low openwoodlands (community 58) can also occur within this unit. Communities contained within this Land unit (from site data): 4,11,13,15,17,20,28,33,37,39,44,58,61,65 Land unit 6b Area: 30 km' Main geology: Czb Distribution: Found on plains and alluvial plains. Soils are grey and black soils associated with floodplains. Main vegetation type: Eucalyptus microtheca mid-high woodlands to Terminalia sp. Iow openwoodlands with Chrysopogon fallax tussock grassland. Great Soil Group: Black earths and black clays Land units with similar vegetation: 6al ,6a2 Communities contained within this Land unit (from site data): 21,67 Land unit 6c Area: 0.5 km' Main geology: Paa Distribution: This unit is found on siltstone regions, on rises, alluvial plains and at the bases of some plateaux. Soils are lithosols with some clay content. Large patches occur in the north- . western areas of the parI<. Main vegetation type: Melaleuca stenostachya mid-high open-forest to lo'!!'_open-woodlalld with Chrysopogon fallax tussock grassland understorey. Great Soli Group: Uthosols Communities contained within this Land unit (from site data): 30,31,68 Land unit 7a Area: 587 km' Main geology: Qa/Czs Distribution: This community occurs along the smaller, seasonally dry creeklines and is found throughout the Park regions. Soils are unconsolidated alluvial sands or gravels varying in depth. Areas of bare rock occur. Main vegetation type: Lophostemon grandiflora!Terminalia platyphylla open-forest to openwoodland. Great Soil Group: Alluvial soil, grey-brown calcareous soils, lithosols, red and yellow earths. Land units with similar vegetation: 6al,6a2,6b 13

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