This name is a synonym of Carex siccata Dewey.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 224366) with original publication details: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 22: 149 1886.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-224366, and has not been changed.