Goodenia lancifolia L.W.Sage & Cranfield
Scruffy Goodenia

Nuytsia 13:369-372,Fig.3 (2000)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Small, spindly, prostrate shrub, 0.2-0.3 m high. Fl. white/blue, Jan. Deep sand, grey sand, loam, gravel. Near boggy lake.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 June 1999

Scientific Description

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 15-20 mm long, 2-4 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 2-3 mm long, glabrous. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 1-3 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 2.5-3 mm long, glabrous. Corolla blue, 10-15 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 3-3.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 5-6.5 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.7-1 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.2-2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 5.2-6 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January. Occurs in the Jarrah Forest (JF) and Warren (WAR) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.

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


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Manjimup, Nannup.