This native shrub is commonly known as zig-zag wattle.
Reported at 2 Fraser Coast localities: Craignish, Tinnanbar.
It has not been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but 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.
Acacia macradenia is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Mimosaceae) family.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.