Helianthus tuberosus L. Jerusalem Artichoke
Sp.Pl. 2:905 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 14 May 1997

Erect rhizomatous, perennial, herb, to 4 m high, widely cultivated for its edible tubers. Fl. yellow, Dec. Moist soils. Roadsides, waste places.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Melville, Swan.