Esperance mallee

WWF Abstract

"Mallee" is an Aboriginal term and refers to any short tree with a large underground stem fused with the main root, called a lignotuber. All eucalyptus trees with this growth pattern are referred to as mallees. So, too, is any plant cover that is dominated by mallee trees and shrubs. Mallee vegetation is widespread in Western Australia because these plants can survive in areas with low rainfall and poor soils. The Esperance Mallee ecoregion is an extensive shrubland dominated by mallee.
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Ecozone:Australasia
Biome:Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Countries:Australia
Area:28,543,998 acres (11,551,346 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER