This native shrub is commonly known as midyim berry.
Austromyrtus dulcis is described as a "dicot" in the Myrtaceae family.
Flagged as a potential locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region. In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Northern limit of recorded coastal distribution is K'gari (Fraser Island). Disjunct record inland in the North Burnett. No Fraser Coast region record on the mainland north of Poona. Also reported at Tinnanbar, Poona Creek, Tuan Forest, Craignish, Toogoom, Burrum Heads and Woody Island. Listed as a priority locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region Threatened Species Action Plan (Ecosure 2019, Stage 2 TSAP).
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 9 Fraser Coast localities: Burrum Heads, Craignish, Great Sandy Strait, K'gari, Poona, Takura, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Tuan Forest.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.