This name is a synonym of Carex canescens L..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 225088) with original publication details: Consp. Fl. Groenland. 1: 136 1881.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:298919-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-225088.