This name is a synonym of Aristida floridana (Chapm.) Vasey.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 426537) with original publication details: Fl. S.E. U.S. 119 1903.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:176670-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-426537, and has not been changed.