This native tree is commonly known as marblewood.
Acacia bakeri is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Caesalpinioideae, mimosoid clade) 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.
Uncommon in the Fraser Coast region recorded at Dundowran, Eli Creek, Craignish, Takura, Burrum River, Lenthalls Dam, River Heads, K'gari (Fraser Island), Tinana Creek and Mt Bauple. At northern limit of its distribution range apart from a disjunct occurrence at the Watalgan State Forest near Bundaberg.
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 13 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple Forest, Booral, Craignish, Duckinwilla, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Howard, Magnolia, River Heads, Takura, Teddington, Tuan Forest, Urraween.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.