This name is a synonym of Spergularia purpurea (Pers.) G.Don.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Syn. Pl. 2: 1598 1840.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:158796-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2487554, and has not been changed.