This introduced aquatic plant is commonly known as hairy bacopa.
Bacopa lanigera is described as a "dicot" in the Plantaginaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is not classified as it is not native to Queensland. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Regarded as a wetland species in Queensland WetlandInfo.
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 1 Fraser Coast locality: Tinana.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.