Calflora
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.
Cal-IPC classifies this plant as a high risk of becoming invasive in California.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Helianthus tuberosus
© 2011 Nick Kurzenko
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Helianthus
Community:
agricultural plant
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Helianthus tomentosus
PLANTS: Helianthus tuberosus var. subcanescens
More information about  Helianthus tuberosus
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (HETU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2017).

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