⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-56087, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Carduus nutans subsp. taygeteus (Boiss. & Heldr.) Hayek.
The record derives from TICA which reports it as a synonym (record 19A514CD-4D7A-40A6-8533-7BAE88DCC744) with original publication details: 145 1934.