Goodenia viscida R.Br.
Viscid Goodenia

Prodr. 578 (1810)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 March 1996

Scientific Description

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.

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Katanning, Recherche, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Beverley, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Yilgarn.