This native groundcover is commonly known as flatspike sedge.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Talegalla Weir.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is 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.
Abildgaardia ovata is described as a "monocot" in the Cyperaceae family.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.