Goodenia arthrotricha Benth.
Fl.Austral. 4:62 (1868)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 March 1996

Erect perennial, herb, to 0.4 m high. Fl. blue, Oct to Nov. Gravel. Granite rocks, slopes.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chittering, Gingin, Gosnells, Moora, Victoria Plains.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Friday 15 June 2018

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 20-50 mm long, 1.5-3 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, present, glandular hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles present, 7-10 mm long, hairy, with simple, glandular hairs. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 3-7 mm long, hairy, with simple, glandular hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 11-15 mm long, hairy, with dense, glandular hairs. Corolla blue, 15-25 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple, glandular hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 3.5-6 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 10-17 mm long, wings present on both sides, 2-2.5 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 8-10.5 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in October, November and December. Occurs in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) and Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Declared Rare (R).