This name is a synonym of Carex aperta Boott.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 225061) with original publication details: Fl. N. W. Amer. 1: 702 1903.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:45881-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-225061, and has not been changed.