Goodenia stobbsiana F.Muell.

Fragm. 11:49 (1878)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Prostrate or erect, much-branched, viscid shrub, 0.4-1 m high. Fl. blue, Mar to Oct. Stony soils.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 8 February 2000

Scientific Description

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 25-110 mm long, 7-35 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with sparse, glandular, absent hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 4-5.5 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 15-25 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3-5 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple, glandular hairs. Corolla blue, 20-24 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 7-11 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 9-15 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1.5-2 mm wide on the narrower side, 2.5-3 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 13-17 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Pilbara (PIL), Carnarvon (CAR), Gascoyne (GAS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Little Sandy Desert(LSD) and Dampier land (DL) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) and Eremaean (E) Botanical Province.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 25 February 2021


IBRA Regions
Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions
Ashburton, Cape Range, Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mackay, McLarty, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions
Canning, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Karratha, Port Hedland, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna.