This name is a synonym of Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G.L.Nesom.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record E46A562F-BD5E-4094-A355-93168FFCF908) with original publication details: Rhodora 1 187 1899.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:23792-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-59005.