This name is a synonym of Calamagrostis inexpansa A.Gray.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 402501) with original publication details: Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 11: 37 1898.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:40396-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-402501.