This name is a synonym of Symphyotrichum puniceum (L.) Á.Löve & D.Löve.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 8059AA44-0F17-4243-8CBA-397BED95496C) with original publication details: Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 133 (1841) 133 1841.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-31046.