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Goodenia pilosa (R.Br.) Carolin
Common in damp swampy areas in Northern Australia - grows with Drosera sp and Utricularia sp.This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.

  Goodenia pilosa Goodenia pilosa
 
Description:Flower and leaves Description:Plant
  Location:Cardwell, North Queensland Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates: 15˚ 26.232S 145˚ 09.593E
Date of photo:11th June 2011 Date of photo:6th April 2013
Field No.: U305 Field No.:2026 voucher specimen
     
  Goodenia pilosa Goodenia pilosa
 
Description:Plant Description:Plant
Location:Tip of Cape York, North Queensland Location:Mareeba Wetland, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 10˚ 41.538S 142˚31.910E GPS coordinates: 16˚ 55.870S 145˚ 21.555E
Date of photo:9th June  2013 Date of photo:21st April 2013
Field No.: 2184 Field No.: 2046
     
  Goodenia pilosa Goodenia pilosa
 
  Description:Flower and leaves (upright plant 20cm tall) Description:Basal leaves (upright plant 20cm tall)
  Location:Five Mile Creek, Cardwell, North Queensland Location:Five Mile Creek, Cardwell, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1820.391S 14603.156E GPS Coordinates:1820.391S 14603.156E
  Date of photo:7th April 2015 Date of photo:7th April 2015
  Field No.: 3107 Field No.: 3107
     
  Goodenia pilosa Goodenia pilosa
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Plant
  Location:Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory Location:Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:2426 GPS coordinates:2426
  Date of photo:23 April 2016 Date of photo:23 April 2016
  Field No.: 3988 Field No.: 3988
     
     
Carolin in the Flora of Australia describes 3 forms - an Arnhem Land form as below with very hirsute leaves. These plants were growing with Goodenia symonii.
  Goodenia pilosa Goodenia pilosa
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Flower and hairy leaves
  Location:Arnhem Highway, Northern Territory Location:Arnhem Highway, Northern Territory
  GPS Coordinates:1241.957S 13124.013E GPS Coordinates:1241.957S 13124.013E
  Date of photo:6th June 2015 Date of photo:6th June 2015
  Field No.: 3171 Field No.: 3171
     
  Goodenia pilosa Goodenia pilosa
 
  Description:Plants in habitat with Lobelia diocia Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Arnhem Highway, Northern Territory Location:Arnhem Highway, Northern Territory
  GPS Coordinates:1241.957S 13124.013E GPS Coordinates:1241.957S 13124.013E
  Date of photo:6th June 2015 Date of photo:6th June 2015
  Field No.: 3171 Field No.: 3171
     



Reference (accessed 7 June 2016):


http://www.users.on.net/~bennnez/pages/yellow.html

Carolin, R.C. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1992) Flora of Australia 35: 147-334




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Goodenia pilosa