Goodenia berardiana (Gaudich.) Carolin
Brunonia 2:16 (1979)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 March 1996

Erect annual, herb, 0.05-0.4 m high. Fl. yellow, May to Oct. Sand, laterite, clay. Rocky slopes, breakaways, streamlines, sandplains.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Mann-Musgrave Block, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Warren, Western Mallee, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Shark Bay.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Coorow, Cuballing, Cue, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dowerin, Dundas, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Meekatharra, Menzies, Merredin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Murchison, Narembeen, Narrogin, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northam, Northampton, Nungarin, Perenjori, Pingelly, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Shark Bay, Tammin, Toodyay, Trayning, Upper Gascoyne, Victoria Plains, Wagin, West Arthur, Westonia, Wickepin, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 5 March 2019

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 15-30 mm long, 4-7 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, present, glandular hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles absent, glabrous. Presence pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 2-5 mm long, hairy, with simple, glandular hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 2-3 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs. Corolla yellow, 10-17 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 3-7.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 4-11 mm long, wings present on both sides, 2-2.5 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 6-6.5 mm long, hairy; indusia two, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Yalgoo (YAL), Murchison (MUR), Coolgardie (COO), Carnarvon (CAR), Central Ranges (CR), Gascoyne (GAS), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) and South West (SW) Botanical Province.