⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-62091, 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 (record E4223272-27F8-468C-AA65-ABE32CB74A12) with original publication details: Fl. Descr. Anal. Paris: 387 (1845) 387 1845.