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Open globe artichoke head

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Caption: Open globe artichoke head
Scientific name: Cynara scolymus
Location: western Washington, USA
Copyright: © Janet Horton
Photographer Code: 072013-38-Artichoke
AGPix ID: AGPix_jhorton_5389
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Comments: Harvest artichokes while they're tight and firm and hopefully at least 3 inches in diameter; if buds begin to open, as in this one, they lose their tenderness. Fully open buds are inedible but produce striking, large, lavender flowers.

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Janet Horton
14835 245th Ave SE
Issaquah WA 98027 US



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