South East Queensland thinning, Brigalow/Desert Uplands/Central Queensland thinning, Mitchell Grass
downs/Channel Country thinning, Environmental works, North Queensland thinning, Extractive industry.
Using curly Mitchell grass, a native summer-growing species, Chan et al.
of sites Common name where found Chromosol Vertosol 20 6 Premier digit grass 8 16 Bambatsi panic 15 7 Rhodes grass 11 4 Gatton panic 1 6 Purple pigeon grass 1 2 Bluegrass 3 Creeping bluegrass 3 Queensland bluegrass 1 1 Tall fescue (A) 1 Consol lovegrass 1 PhalariS (A) 1 Wallaby grass (A) 1 Kikuyu 1 Curly Mitchell grass 1 Bahia grass No.
Part of the Lake Eyre Basin, it is a vast and awe-inspiring landscape with desert dunes, Mitchell grass
plains, worn and ancient mountain ranges, wetlands and channel country.
Queensland Museum palaeontologist Dr Steve Salisbury regards the mounds of black soil dotting the Mitchell grass plain.
So it is for many of the other 12 volunteers, drawn together by the opportunity to unearth `Elliot', a giant sauropod dinosaur that came to rest in this remote Mitchell grass plain near Winton, in outback Queensland, 95 million years ago.
It now turns out they are productive Mitchell grass