This name is a synonym of Veronica alpina var. nutans (Bong.) B. Boivin.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100361962) with original publication details: Rhodora 23(265): 15 1921.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-100361962, and has not been changed.