This name is a synonym of Linum imbricatum (Raf.) Shinners.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50120656) with original publication details: Fl. N. Amer. 1(4): 678 1840.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:544596-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50120656, and has not been changed.