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Goodenia hartiana L.W.Sage
Hart's Goodenia

Nuytsia 16:172-173, Fig. 1c (2006)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect to spreading, multistemmed perennial, herb or shrub (sub-shrub). Sand. Sand dune swales, sandhills.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 12 April 2007

Scientific Description

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 7-30 mm long, 3-9 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 4.5-6.5 mm long, glabrous. Pedicel pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 1.5-2.5 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 5-6 mm long, glabrous. Corolla blue or purple, 12-16 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, hairy on the inside; central lobes 5-6 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 10-11 mm long, wings present on both sides, 2.2-2.6 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 5-10 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in August and September. Occurs in the Little Sandy Desert(LSD) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Two (P2).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 2 August 2023


IBRA Regions
Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions
Chichester, Mackay, McLarty, Rudall.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broome, East Pilbara.