Goodenia incana R.Br. Hoary Goodenia
Prodr. 578 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 14 March 1996

Tufted perennial, herb, 0.05-0.3 m high. Fl. blue, Jun or Sep to Dec or Jan. Sandy soils, clay. Lateritic ridges, sandplains, hills.

Distribution

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

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Brookton, Busselton, Capel, Coolgardie, Cranbrook, Dalwallinu, Dardanup, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Harvey, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kent, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Mount Marshall, Nannup, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, Wandering, West Arthur, Williams, Yilgarn, York.

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

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 15-30 mm long, 2-7 mm wide, hairy, with dense, simple hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles present, 5.5-9 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Flowers pedicellate, the pedicels 13-60 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, 7.5-8.5 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple hairs. Corolla blue, 14-25 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 6-10 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 10-12 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1-2 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.5-2.7 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 6-11 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, June, July, August and September. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) and South West (SW) Botanical Province.