This native tree is commonly known as toothed wattle.
Reported at 24 Fraser Coast localities: Beelbi Creek, Boonooroo Plains, Booral, Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Burrum Town, Craignish, Duckinwilla, Eli Waters, Fraser Island, Great Sandy Strait, Howard, Magnolia, Mount Urah, Point Vernon, Poona, St Mary, Talegalla Weir, Teddington, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Torquay, Tuan Forest, Urangan.
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.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Acacia flavescens is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Caesalpinioideae, mimosoid clade) family.
Flowering at Poona April 2016.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.