This name is a synonym of Aristida dichotoma Michx..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 394410) with original publication details: Amer. Midl. Naturalist 23: 633 1940.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:19152-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-394410.