This name is a synonym of Ranunculus abortivus L..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27101719) with original publication details: Rhodora 1(3): 52 1899.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:217084-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27101719.