Mulga Woodlands of Outback Areas of Australia
The Western Australian Mulga shrublands is a large
dry World Wildlife Fund ecoregion of inland Western
The region consists of the Gascoyne
and Murchison bioregions of the Interim Biogeographic
Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA)
Gascoyne IBRA Murchison IBRA
The dominant vegetation is mulga trees, a type of acacia adapted to the hot, dry climate by means of long tap roots.
Mulga is hightly variable in:
Mulga can form:
Dry climate adaptations include:
In some areas the mulga trees are surrounded by Eriachne grassland.
Acacia aneura branch with seed pods