⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-72502, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Carduus nutans subsp. granatensis (Willk.) O.Bolòs & Vigo.
The record derives from TICA which reports it as a synonym (record 2B73ED77-7ED1-4ADF-8B7E-FE6B6C8740E4) with original publication details: "Nyman, Consp. Fl. Eur. 1879." 411 1879.