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Table 2 Unique species occurring exclusively in fire-trail or interior habitats. Total density is the total number of individuals across all sites in each habitat by stratum combination.

From: Ecological Impacts of Fire Trails on Plant Assemblages in Edge Habitat Adjacent to Trails

   Functional group Family Species Total density
Fire-trail habitat Understory shrub Fabaceae Acacia gordonii 3
shrub Myrtaceae Baeckea brevifolia 2
shrub Lamiaceae Chloanthes stoechadis 5
forb Droseraceae Drosera peltata 23
shrub Proteaceae Grevillea mucronulata 16
shrub Myrtaceae Harmogia densifolia 1
shrub Dilleniaceae Hibbertia empetrifolia ssp. empetrifolia 14
shrub Dilleniaceae Hibbertia riparia 4
shrub Malvaceae Lasiopetalum ferrugineum var. cordatum 8
fern Lindsaeaceae Lindsaea microphylla 6
shrub Rubiaceae Pomax umbellata 3
shrub Phyllanthaceae Poranthera corymbosa 11
forb Goodeniaceae Scaevola ramosissima 7
Overstory shrub Casuarinaceae Allocasuarina distyla 1
shrub Ericaceae Epacris microphylla var. microphylla 1
shrub Ericaceae Leucopogon lanceolatus 1
shrub Proteaceae Xylomelum pyriforme 2
Interior habitat Understory shrub Rhamnaceae Cryptandra amara 6
graminoid Cyperaceae Lepidosperma concavum 13
shrub Rutaceae Zieria laevigata 9
Overstory shrub Fabaceae Acacia obtusifolia 5
graminoid Cyperaceae Caustis pentandra 3
tree Myrtaceae Corymbia eximia 5
shrub Myrtaceae Eucalyptus sp. 26
shrub Myrtaceae Leptopermum squarrosum 1
shrub Myrtaceae Leptospermum polygalifolium 3
shrub Myrtaceae Leptospermum sp. 5
shrub Ericaceae Leucopogon esquamatus 3
shrub Ericaceae Woollsia pungens 102