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- A variety of sunflower, Helianthus tuberosus, native to North America, having yellow flower heads and edible tubers.
- The tuber of this plant, eaten as a vegetable.
plant and tuber
- ^ Smith, James Edward (1807) , chapter 12, in An introduction to physiological and systematical botany: “A corruption, as I presume, of the Italian name Girasole Articiocco, sun-flower Artichoke, as the plant was first brought from Peru to Italy, and thence propagated throughout Europe.”