This native shrub is commonly known as native mint bush.
Prostanthera scutellarioides 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 is from Gold Coast south except for a disjunct population recorded at Mount Walsh in the North Burnett region.
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.