artichoke how we rarely see it

mamba

Mollis, Switzerland

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Taken in Weesen Switzerland on the shores of Lake Walen. Views per 04.07.2011 – 104 Wikipedia: The Globe Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus) is a perennial thistle Originating in Southern Europe around the Mediterranean. It grows to 1.5-2 m tall, with arching, deeply lobed, silvery glaucous-green leaves 50-82 cm long. The flowers develop in a large head from on edible bud about 8-15 cm diameter with Numerous triangular scales; the individual florets are purple. The edible portion of the buds besteht Primarily of the fleshy lower portions of the involucral bracts and the base, known as the "heart"; the mass of immature florets in the center of the bud is called the "choke". These are inedible in older larger flowers. ! Http: //ih1.redbubble.net/work.5613219.1.lp,375×360,b,l,YXJ0aWNob2tlIGhvdyB3ZSByYXJlbHkgc2VlIGl0.jpg! ! Http: //ih0.redbubble.net/work.5613219.1.fp,375×360,walnut,off_white,flat30,l,ffffff.jpg! ! Http: //ih1.redbubble.net/work.5044091.1.flat,300×300,075,f.jpg!

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Taken in Weesen Switzerland on the shores of Walensee.

Views per 04.07.2011 – 104

Wikipedia : The Globe Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus) is a perennial thistle originating in Southern Europe around the Mediterranean. It grows to 1.5–2 m tall, with arching, deeply lobed, silvery glaucous-green leaves 50–82 cm long. The flowers develop in a large head from an edible bud about 8–15 cm diameter with numerous triangular scales; the individual florets are purple. The edible portion of the buds consists primarily of the fleshy lower portions of the involucral bracts and the base, known as the “heart”; the mass of immature florets in the center of the bud is called the “choke”. These are inedible in older larger flowers.

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