This low woodland or forest community is dominated by an overstorey of Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla), with Belah (Casuarina cristata) or Bimble Box (Eucalyptus populnea subsp. bimbil) as co-dominant species. The understorey comprises a diverse range of shrub species including Warrior bush (Apophyllum anomalum), Thorny Saltbush (Rhagodia spinescens) and Nepine (Capparis lasiantha) and an often-sparse ground layer. Mistletoes are a key component of the community.
The largest stands of Brigalow occur in southeast QLD, and remnant patches occurring across northwest NSW. The community occurs on heavy, cracking clay soils.
Threats for this community include: land clearing, fire, weeds, lack of seed production and climate change.
For more information, see the NSW Threatened Species Listing for this community and the Australian Species Profile and Threat information for this community.