This native tree is commonly known as Queensland silver wattle.
Acacia podalyriifolia is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Caesalpinioideae, mimosoid clade) 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.
Recorded in the Fraser Coast Region at Mount Walsh. Commonly planted in other areas across the region.
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 7 Fraser Coast localities: Boompa, Doongul, Glenwood, Malarga, Point Vernon, Tinana, Walligan.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.