This native groundcover is commonly known as native hawksbeard.
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.
Youngia japonica is described as a "higher dicot" in the Asteraceae family.
Recorded extensively to the north and south of the Fraser Coast region.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.