This name is a synonym of Eryngium hookeri Walp..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name with original publication details: Fl. N. Amer. 1: 504 1840.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:841731-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2799200, and has not been changed.