This name is a synonym of Carex echinata Murray.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 226241) with original publication details: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 1: 59 1889.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:46121-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-226241.