Scaevola albida (Sm.) Druce

Small-fruited Fan-flower

Prostrate or erect herb to 50 cm tall. Leaves ovate to elliptic, to 5 cm long and 0.5 cm wide, margins entire or toothed, shortly stalked. Flower clusters in leafy spikes in the upper leaf axils; spring to early summer. Corolla about 1 cm long, white or pale blue with a slight beard inside.

SA, Qld, NSW, Vic, Tas

Available in horticulture as a range of white, pink, blue and mauve colour forms.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Goodeniaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Asterales
family       Goodeniaceae
genus        Scaevola L.