This name is a synonym of Carex arcta Boott.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 225283) with original publication details: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 1: 75 1889.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:45923-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-225283, and has not been changed.