Goodenia micrantha Carolin
Telopea 3: 551 (1990)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 15 March 1996

Prostrate to ascending annual, herb, 0.02-0.2 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Dec. Clay, loam, sand. Winter-wet depressions, granite outcrops.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Bunbury, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Cranbrook, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kulin, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Morawa, Mundaring, Narrogin, Northampton, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Wagin, Wandering, West Arthur, Yilgarn, York.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 7 June 2016

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 6-12 mm long, 0.5-0.6 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Flowers pedicellate, the pedicels 5-10 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, 0.3-0.6 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs. Corolla yellow, 3-4 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 0.7-1 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 1.2-1.8 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.2-0.3 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 1.5-2 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in September, October, November and December. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) and South West (SW) Botanical Province.