Jerusalem artichoke

(Helianthus tuberosus)

Conservation Status
Jerusalem artichoke
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  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

     
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

4 to 10

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow ray florets, yellow disk florets

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
 

 

 
     
 
Habitat
 
 

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

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

August to October

 
     
 

Pests and Diseases

 
 

Sunflower bullet gall midge (Pilodiplosis helianthibulla) makes ¼ in diameter, almost globe-shaped galls on the leaves of plants in the genus Helianthus.

 
     
 
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Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28, 29, 30.

 
  5/3/2023      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Common

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Asteranae  
 

Order

Asterales (sunflowers, bellflowers, fanflowers, and allies)  
 

Family

Asteraceae (sunflowers, daisies, asters, and allies)  
  Subfamily Asteroideae  
  Supertribe Helianthodae  
  Tribe Heliantheae (sunflowers and allies)  
  Subtribe Helianthinae  
  Genus Helianthus (sunflowers)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

 

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Helianthus tomentosus

Helianthus tuberosus var. subcanescens

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

topinambur

girasole

Jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem sunflower

Jerusalem-artichoke

woodland sunflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Other Videos
 
  Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) field genebank in Canada
Axel Diederichsen
 
   
 
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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.

   
  helianthus tuberosus
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