Desert Woodlands

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<1%
1-10%
10-50%
>50%
Estimated percentage landcover for vegetation class

Structure

Low open eucalypt woodland to 12 m tall with mixed shrub and grass understorey

Trees

Corymbia tumescens, Eucalyptus populnea ssp. bimbil

Shrubs and vines

Grevillea striata, Hakea ivoryi, Senna artemisioides, Dodonaea viscosa, Atalaya hemiglauca

Forbs, graminoids and pteridophytes

Aristida spp., Enneapogon avenaceus, Thyridolepis mitchelliana

Habitat

Deep sandy-loam red earths on undulating sandplains or gravelly red sandy loams on crests and stony ridges in the arid north-west

Distribution

Mainly north-west of Wanaaring, with an outlier near Tibooburra on the far north-western plains. Likely to occur in southwest Qld and possibly northwest SA

Notes

A poorly known group of assemblages with floristic affinities to Stony desert mulga and Sandplain mulga.

Sources

Pickard & Norris (1994)

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