This name is a synonym of Erica filago (Alm & T.C.E.Fr.) Beentje.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Symb. Bot. Upsal. 15(1): 148 1957.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2677050, and has not been changed.