Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Stems prostrate to ascending, not rooting at nodes. Leaves linear to orbicular, 1–12 cm long, 5–20 mm wide, lower surface greenish, sparsely pubescent to glabrescent, margins entire to lobed; petiole usually 3–10 mm long. Pedicels mostly 5–15 mm long; corolla 10–15 mm long. Seeds obscurely papillose, pale yellow. Flowers mainly Sep.–Dec.

Gold, HSF, NIS, VAlp, VRiv. Also Qld, NSW, ACT. Scattered across northern Victoria between Bendigo and Wodonga, usually in dryish box-ironbark open-forests and woodlands.

A population from the Warby Ranges with cottony hairs on the stems and leaves approaches subsp. alpestris, but has narrower leaves and stems that do not root at the nodes.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1999). Goodeniaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Goodeniaceae
genus Goodenia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Riverina present native
Goldfields present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory