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Fartichoking

Observed: 23rd August 2013 By: ben rigsbyben rigsby’s reputation in Plantsben rigsby’s reputation in Plantsben rigsby’s reputation in Plantsben rigsby’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

resembles a monstrous Centauria or Cirsium and indeed, this is a type of thistle. you eat the buds and they taste ok but beware of consuming them before going on a date; they can give you terrible wind!
not to be confused with Jerusalem Artichoke Helianthus tuberosus, wherein the roots are consumed.
these magnificent plants were observed on an allotment.

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Species with which Globe Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus) interacts