This name is a synonym of Carex arctata Boott.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 231388) with original publication details: Amer. J. Sci. Arts 10: 40 1826.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:302518-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-231388, and has not been changed.