This native shrub is commonly known as red cluster heath.
Acrotriche aggregata is described as a "higher dicot" in the Ericaceae 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 40 Fraser Coast localities: Aldershot, Antigua, Bauple Forest, Beelbi Creek, Bidwill, Boompa, Boonooroo Plains, Booral, Brooweena, Burgowan, Burrum Heads, Burrum Town, Cherwell, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dunmora, Glenwood, Granville, Magnolia, Maryborough, Mount Urah, Pacific Haven, Poona, River Heads, St Mary, Susan River, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Tandora, Teddington, Tiaro, Tinana, Tuan Forest, Urangan, Walliebum, Walligan, Wondunna, Woocoo, Yengarie, Yerra.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.