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Goodenia eatoniana F.Muell.

Fragm. 8:186 (1874)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub (subshrub), 0.1-0.3 m high, plant glabrous, glaucous; corolla glabrous outside. Fl. blue, Oct to Dec or Jan to Feb or Apr. Sand, laterite. Winter-wet flats, drainage lines.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 11 December 1998

Scientific Description

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 10-50 mm long, 4-10 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 2-2.5 mm long, glabrous. Pedicel pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 6-35 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3.5-4.5 mm long, glabrous. Corolla white or blue, 11-22 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, hairy on the inside; central lobes 4.3-8 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 7-12 mm long, wings present on both sides, 1.5-2.5 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 6-9.5 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, February, March, April, October, November and December. Occurs in the Jarrah Forest (JF) and Warren (WAR) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.

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


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet.