This native tree is commonly known as blackwood.
Acacia melanoxylon is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Caesalpinioideae, mimosoid clade) 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.
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 18 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Boompa, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Howard, Magnolia, Malarga, Mount Urah, River Heads, Takura, Teddington, Tinnanbar, Walliebum, Yengarie, Yerra.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.