Jerusalem artichoke

(Helianthus tuberosus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

Jerusalem artichoke

NatureServe

N5? - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

FACU - Facultative upland

Midwest

FACU - Facultative upland

Northcentral & Northeast

FACU - Facultative upland

Nativity

Native

Occurrence

 

Habitat

Moist to moderate moisture. Meadows, woodland borders, thickets, roadsides, railroads, disturbed areas. Full or partial sun.

Flowering

August to October

     
Flower Color

Yellow ray florets, yellow disk florets

     
Height

4 to 10

     

Identification

 

 
Similar
Species

 


Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

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Taxonomy

Family:

Asteraceae (aster)

 

Subfamily:

Asteroideae

 

Supertribe:

Helianthodae

 

Tribe:

Heliantheae (sunflower)

 
Synonyms

Helianthus tomentosus

Helianthus tuberosus var. subcanescens

 
Common
Names

topinambur

girasole

Jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem sunflower

Jerusalem-artichoke

woodland sunflower


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) field genebank in Canada
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Published on Aug 31, 2013

Field genebank plots for maintenace of a collection of Jerusalem Artichokes in Saskatoon, Prov. Saskatchewan, Canada, August 30, 2013.

 
     
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