⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-70288, and has not been changed.
This name is a synonym of Carduus nutans subsp. platylepis (Rchb. & Saut.) Nyman.
The record derives from TICA which reports it as a synonym (record F2CE958C-6A89-42C7-9194-ECE8F4A98582) with original publication details: Einfl. Boden. Verth. Gew.: 306 (1836) 306 1836.