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Flowers of Jerusalem artichoke

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Flowers of Jerusalem artichoke

Object description

The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called the sunroot or sunchoke or earth apple or topinambur, is a species of sunflower native to the eastern United States, from Maine west to North Dakota, and south to northern Florida and Texas. It is also cultivated widely across the temperate world for its tuber, which is used as a root vegetable. The flowers of this plant are yellow, produced in flowerheads 5–10 cm diameter, with 10–20 ray florets, and are thought to smell like milk cho...

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Author(s) / Publisher

Zeynel Cebeci


Horticultural Crops


jerusalem artichoke, root vegetables, tuberous plants

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Junior High (12-14), Senior High (15-17), Undergraduate (18-21), Graduate (21-), Adult (18-)

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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