Taxon  Report   8486 
Helianthus tuberosus  L.
Jerusalem artichoke
Helianthus tuberosus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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Helianthus tuberosus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Helianthus tuberosus
© 2011 Nick Kurzenko
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Helianthus
Community:
agricultural plant
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by PLANTS
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PLANTS: Helianthus tomentosus
PLANTS: Helianthus tuberosus var. subcanescens
More information about  Helianthus tuberosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HETU)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2016).

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