This name is a synonym of Carduus nutans L..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record FFF6CF0E-8953-49D3-8527-511B9C2CDFB3) with original publication details: Consp. Fl. Turkest. 4: 277 1911.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-43765.