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Mallee shrubland showing lignotuber near Lake Grace, WA

Mallee with Triodia understorey, Mungo National Park, NSW

Foliage cover of tallest stratum 30 - 70%Open Scrub structure
Foliage cover of tallest stratum 10 - 30%Tall Shrubland structure

Mallee Woodlands and Shrublands

Mallee Woodlands and Shrublands in Victoria and parts of South Australia and Western Australia have been extensively cleared, with only isolated remnants in some areas. They remain widespread in the arid zone of South Australia and Western Australia.


photosPhotos from the Australian Plant Image Index


Sources: Australia's Native Vegetation - from rainforest to spinifex, map and information poster produced by the National Land & Water Audit, Natural Heritage Trust, Australian Government, 2001
Map: Australia's Native Vegetation - A summary of Australia's Major Vegetation Groups, 2007, Australian Government website
Structure diagram: Atlas of Australian Resources - Vol. 6, Vegetation, AUSLIG, Canberra, 1990

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