Doongmabulla Springs DOIW

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Description

Reference: QLD081
Bioregion: Desert Uplands
Criteria for inclusion in Directory: 1,3
Catchment: Belyando

Location

22 degrees 05' 42" S, 146 degrees 14' 35" E; the site is the immediate area surrounding Doongmabulla Springs to distance of c. 1 km, with its centre 140 km northeast of Aramac.

Significance

Permanent artesian springs support an unusual habitat type which is distinct from the surrounding arid region. Plant communities include mixed grassland (Sporobolus pamelae), sedgeland (Cyperus laevigatus) and forbland (Utricularia sp., Eriocaulon sp.).

References

Related information

Map of Directory listed Doongmabulla Springs in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region
Map of Directory listed Doongmabulla Springs

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