This name is a synonym of Pityopsis ruthii (Small) Small.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record C0B775A0-75C6-45B0-8F48-A2B089B446BB) with original publication details: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 24 493 1897.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:57940-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-104054, and has not been changed.