⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-65363, 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 29F9678D-4BDF-42C9-88B0-C638C0689EF6) with original publication details: Chlor. Parn.: 21 (1890) 21 1890.