This name is a synonym of Symphyotrichum squamatum (Spreng.) G.L.Nesom.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 2A261AAF-85F0-4DA0-AD64-662792B0A95E) with original publication details: 21 1882.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-77116.