Glenelg Plain Bioregion

Glenelg Plain

The Glenelg Plain is the third most intact of the Glenelg Hopkins bioregions. It features a series of long, low parallel limestone ridges, with intervening swamps and closed limestone depressions. It is also the third most species-rich bioregion within the Glenelg Hopkins area.

Baileys Rocks amongst the stringybarks, typical of this bioregion

Critically endangered seasonal herbaceous wetlands have been extensively drained on the Glenelg Plain, but several important complexes remain

Red-tailed black cockatoos are nationally endangered
Photo: Michael Waters

Heathy stringybark forest area a dominant vegetation type of the bioregion on sandy soils