This native shrub is commonly known as white mint bush.
Prostanthera nivea is described as a "higher dicot" in the Lamiaceae 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.
Distribution from Sunshine Coast south except for an outlying population at Kroombit Tops National Park. Whitish or bluish flowers (Stanley and Ross. 1986. Flora of south-eastern Queensland).
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.
Reported at 0 Fraser Coast localities: .
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.