This name is a synonym of Bartonia virginica (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Proc. & Trans. Roy. Soc. Canada III, 13: 113 1919.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2670439, and has not been changed.