This name is a synonym of Dicranum scoparium Hedw..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35121848) with original publication details: Bot. Gaz. 37: 364. 17 f. 1 1904.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35121848.