This name is a synonym of Carex nigra (L.) Reichard.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 224561) with original publication details: Naturaliste Canad. 94: 522 1967.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:298609-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-224561.