This native shrub is commonly known as scrambling clerodendrum.
Clerodendrum inerme is described as a "higher dicot" in the Lamiaceae 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.
Distribution along most of coastal Queensland with a gap between Agnes Water and Yandina. Reported at Mount Kanigan.
It has not been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Kanigan.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.