This native tree is commonly known as Queensland peppermint.
Eucalyptus exserta is described as a "dicot" in the Myrtaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
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.
Reported at 60 Fraser Coast localities: Aldershot, Antigua, Aramara, Bauple, Bauple Forest, Beaver Rock, Beelbi Creek, Bidwill, Boompa, Booral, Brooweena, Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Burrum Town, Cherwell, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundowran, Dunmora, Eli Waters, Glenbar, Glenorchy, Glenwood, Gootchie, Granville, Great Sandy Strait, Island Plantation, Kawungan, Maroom, Maryborough, Mount Urah, Mungar, Nikenbah, Owanyilla, Pacific Haven, Paterson, Pialba, Point Vernon, River Heads, St Helens, St Mary, Sunshine Acres, Susan River, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Tandora, Teddington, Tinana, Torquay, Tuan Forest, Urangan, Urraween, Walkers Point, Walliebum, Walligan, Wondunna, Woocoo, Yengarie, Yerra.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.