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Flowers of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Title of object

Flowers of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Object description

Jerusalem artichoke which are consumed as a winter vegetable after harvesting between October and April is a plant from compositae family. This perennial herbaceous resistant plant whose homeland is American continent especially Canada was brought to Europe and from there spread throughout the world in 17 century. Jerusalem artichoke which can grow up to 1.5 to 2 m. is similar to sunflower plant but it has smaller leaves and flowers. They are also grown in the gardens as ornamental plants becaus...

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Author(s) / Publisher

Zeynel Cebeci

Discipline(s)

Miscellaneous Crops

Keywords

tuberous vegetables, Jerusalem artichoke , Helianthus tuberosus

Technical format

Image

Intended end-user role

Learner

Learning resource type

Photo

Typical age range

14U

Copyright - Restrictions

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

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No

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