This name is a synonym of Vaccinium floridanum (Nutt.) Sleumer.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50140516) with original publication details: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n.s., 8: 262 1843.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:858578-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50140516.