Common name: Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea Sm. APNI*
Synonyms: Goodenia boormanii APNI*
Description: Scapes not rooting at nodes. Leaves circular to ovate or narrow-oblong, mostly 1.4–10 cm long, 5–8 mm wide, obscurely margins toothed to entire, glabrescent or sparsely pubescent on both surfaces to pubescent on lower surface, petiole 3–10 mm long. Flower stalks mostly 5–15 mm long. Corolla 10–14 mm long; seeds pale yellow obscurely papillose.
Flowering: Flowers chiefly August–March
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows in sclerophyll forest on a variety of soils.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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