This native shrub is commonly known as kunzea.
Kunzea flavescens 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.
Reclassified from Near Threatened to Least Concern in Queensland 2014. Nearest records at Mt Walsh just west of the Fraser Coast region boundary.
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.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.