⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-110381, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Carduus nutans subsp. platypus (Lange) Greuter.
The record derives from TICA which reports it as a synonym and as an invalid name (record BF3759B6-46BF-48B6-9913-B0C11A649126) with original publication details: 411 1879.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:188889-1.