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Topinambur, Heliantus tuberosus

Family of compositae

This beautiful flower, belonging to the same botanical family of sunflower, comes from America, and it was imported for foods purposes. It was then forgotten and it became wild, growing along the sides of rivers. In Fall it offers us beautiful blossoming.

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This beautiful flower, belonging to the same botanical family of sunflower, comes from America, and it was imported for foods purposes. It was then forgotten and it became wild, growing along the sides of rivers. In Fall it offers us beautiful blossoming.

Picture and text of Tebaldo Lorini
Translated by Gianna Toni

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