Eucalyptus yilgarnensis (Yorrell) Woodland
See the report by Harvey and Keighery for sub-communities recognised by Keighery (Appendix 1), Gibson et al. (Appendix 2) and Griffin (Appendix 3). Many of these correspond to the sub-communities presented here, as is shown in the right hand columns of the tables in the appendices, but there are some unusual groups that are not recognised in this classification.
Tree or mallee, to 10m. Bark rough, fibrous or flaky on trunk; smooth above. Flowers cream, from March to October. (For this and more information see EUCLID; Brooker & Kleinig; FloraBase.)Previously called Eucalyptus gracilis var. yilgarnensis.
Soils and Landform
Red sandy soils. Sandplains and rises.
OverstoreyIn the Wheatbelt, Eucalyptus yilgarnensis may occur with E. salubris and E. salmonophloia. Further to the east, it is recorded with E. salubris, E. salmonophloia and, occasionally, E. melanoxylon and E. oleosa. UnderstoreyUnderstorey shrubs include Acacia colletioides, Atriplex vesicaria, A. paludosa, Melaleuca hamulosa, M. cymbifolia, M. uncinata group, Templetonia sulcata, Exocarpos aphyllus and Grevillea acuaria, over Lomandra effusa.
Number of Sites and Polygons
1 site and 7 polygons
13.0 spp. per 100m2 (1 site)
Further survey needed.