This name is a synonym of Eragrostis hirsuta (Michx.) Nees.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 437271) with original publication details: Fl. Carol. 79 1788.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:418050-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-437271, and has not been changed.