This name is a synonym of Juniperus rigida var. conferta (Parl.) Patschke.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 377396) with original publication details: Conif. Nov. 1 1863.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:262184-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2332543, and has not been changed.