This name is a synonym of Valeriana edulis Nutt..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 33500565) with original publication details: Fl. S.-E. Washington 397 1937.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:262200-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-33500565.