This name is a synonym of Calamagrostis purpurascens R.Br..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 402398) with original publication details: Fl. Arct. 103 1902.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:40381-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-402398.