This name is a synonym of Carex careyana Torr. ex Dewey.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 227304) with original publication details: Amer. J. Sci. Arts II, 2: 248 1846.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:300147-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-227304, and has not been changed.