This name is a synonym of Carex hoodii Boott.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 225647) with original publication details: Ill. Carex 1: 17 1858.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:299235-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-225647, and has not been changed.