This name is a synonym of Aristida havardii Vasey.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an invalid name (record 395151) with original publication details: Grass. N. Amer. 2: 199 1896.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:19994-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-395151.