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Vegetation and land unit survey of Gregory National Park, Northern Territory (N.T.)

Details:

Title

Vegetation and land unit survey of Gregory National Park, Northern Territory (N.T.)

Other title

P. Brocklehurst, P. Rampant, D. Van Kerckhof and B. Edmeades

Creator

Brocklehurst, Peter S; Northern Territory. Dept. Of Lands, Planning And Environment. Resource Capability Assessment Branch; Rampant, P.; Van Kerckhof, D.; Edmeades, B.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Technical report / Resource Capability Assessment Branch, Department of Lands, Planning & Environment ; no. 31/1996

Date

1996-02-26

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:1996

Language

English

Subject

Surveying -- Northern Territory -- Gregory National Park; Vegetation surveys -- Northern Territory -- Gregory National Park

Publisher name

Dept. of Lands, Planning and Environment

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Technical report / Resource Capability Assessment Branch, Department of Lands, Planning & Environment ; no. 31/1996

Format

1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill., maps (some folded) ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/229353

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/673079

Page content

Associated Vegetation types: E.dichromophloia open-woodland and E.brevifolia low openwoodland can also occur. Community 49 Eucalyptus dichromophloia mid-high open-woodland with Plectrachne . pungens open hummock grassland. Structural formula(Specht):L1 H3 Eucalyptus dichromophloia dominates the upper stratum with Eucalyptus miniata (100%) occurring as a sub-dominate. The sparse mid layer shrubs including Grevillea angulata (100%) and Acacia dunnii(66%). The lower stratum is dominated by Plectrachne pungens (100%) hummock grass with some Eriachne ciliata. Other common Species in Decreasing % Frequency: Upper stratum-66%: Eucalyptus ferruginea. Middle stratum-66%: Grevillea refracta, 33%: Acacia tumida, A.orthocarpa, Persoonia falcata, Buchanania obovata, Galytrix achaeta. Lower stratum: shrubs-66%: Petalostigma quadriloculare, Grevillea angulata, G.refracta. 33%: Gardenia sp., Acacia translucens, A. Iycopodiifolia, A.setulifera, Dampiera conospermoides, Olax aplwlla. torbs-66%: Gorchorus sidoides, Ptilotus fusiformis, Triumfetta plumigera, 33%: Gassytha filiformis, Distichostemon hispidulus, Heliotropium epacrideum, Jacksonia ramosissima, Tribulopis angustifolia. graminoids33%: Trioda stenostachya, Schizachyrium fragile, Fimbristylis macrantha. Number of Samples: 3 Landunitjs: 1a 1c 3t Geology: Paj Pih Mean Structural Formation Strata Upper Middle Ground Mode Lifeform tree shrub h.grass Mean cover (%CC) 6 9(5-15) 43(35-55) Mean height (m) 8(7-9) 2.3(1-3.5) 0.7 Distribution and habitat notes: This community occurs on plains and low rises. The soils are sandy with up to 10% gravel surface and 30% rock outcrop. Associated Vegetation types: Patches of Eucalyptus ferruginea occur occasionally through the community. 63


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