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.


IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Warren, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Kulin, Narrogin, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Toodyay.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 6-12 mm long, 0.5-0.6 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, present hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 5-10 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 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.