Native Primrose

Family: Goodeniaceae
Genus: Goodenia
Species: blackiana
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Prostrate to ascending herb to 20 cm long, cottony-pubescent; stems usually stoloniferous. Basal leaves obovate to oblanceolate, narrowing basally, dentate, glabrescent above, cottony-tomentose and with few short hairs, sometimes ±glabrescent below; lamina 2–6 cm long, 5–15 mm wide; cauline leaves smaller. Flowers distant in racemes to 5 cm long, or solitary in leaf axils; bracts leaf-like; peduncle 3–5 cm long; bracteoles linear, 5–12 mm long; pedicel 3–5 cm long, not articulate. Sepals narrowly oblong to ovate, 4–5 mm long. Corolla 13–14 mm long, pubescent inside, with small enations, auriculate; abaxial lobes 5–6 mm long; wings c. 2 mm wide. Indusium broadly oblong. Ovules 12–18. Fruit ovoid, c. 10 mm long; valves bifid at apex. Seeds elliptic, 3 mm long, aculeate, yellowish.

Extends from Eyre Peninsula, S.A., to central Vic. Grows in grassland, woodland and mallee. Flowers chiefly Sept.–Jan. Map 278.

Flowering start in September and ends in January.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

References

http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/online-resources/flora/stddisplay.xsql?pnid=49871Created: 01 Nov 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

Flinders Lofty Block (FLB)

Region Specifics

Spring Gully

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