This name is a synonym of Leymus mollis (Trin.) Pilg..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 411001) with original publication details: Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 11: 55 1898.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:90222-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-411001.