This native groundcover is commonly known as hairy joyweed.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Maryborough.
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.
Alternanthera nana is described as a "higher dicot" in the Amaranthaceae family.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.