This native shrub is commonly known as lemon scented leptospermum.
Leptospermum liversidgei 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.
Regarded as a wetland species in Queensland WetlandInfo.
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 13 Fraser Coast localities: Aldershot, Boonooroo Plains, Burrum Heads, Burrum Town, Dundowran, Fraser Island, Howard, Pacific Haven, Poona, Susan River, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Tuan Forest.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.