Calflora
Taxon  Report   8486    
Helianthus tuberosus  L.
Jerusalem artichoke
Helianthus tuberosus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Helianthus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: agricultural plant

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Helianthus tomentosus
PLANTS: Helianthus tuberosus var. subcanescens
More information about  Helianthus tuberosus

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2019).