Goodenia viscida R.Br. Viscid Goodenia
Prodr. 578 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 19 March 1996

Erect perennial, herb or shrub, 0.3-0.7 m high. Fl. yellow, May or Jul or Oct to Dec or Jan to Feb. Sandy & clayey soils. Moist depressions, near lakes.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 26 May 2020

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 7-15 mm long, 1.5-5 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles absent. Absent (flowers sessile). Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 1.5-2 mm long, glabrous. Corolla yellow, 7-10 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, glabrous on the inside, with wings, 0.1-0.4 mm wide, wings present on both sides, 0.2 mm wide on the narrower side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 4.5-6 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, February, May, June, July, October, November and December. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) and South West (SW) Botanical Province.