This native tree is commonly known as mountain hickory.
Reported at 0 Fraser Coast localities: .
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Acacia penninervis var. penninervis is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Mimosaceae) family.
Occurs inland on the Great Divide (http://worldwidewattle.com/speciesgallery/penninervis.php).
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.