This name is a synonym of Carex cherokeensis Schwein..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 225528) with original publication details: Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 114 1847.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:299156-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-225528, and has not been changed.