Native Primrose

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


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.


The main flower colour is yellow.

References 01 Nov 2014 - Stephen L (Clare) SA
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

Flinders Lofty Block (FLB)

Region Specifics

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