This name is a synonym of Carex petricosa Dewey.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 330814) with original publication details: Naturaliste Canad. 75: 207 1948.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:46219-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-330814.