Images by Balkar Singh, Inserted by Gurcharan Singh


Jerusalem artichoke, sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple or topinambur;



13082011-BS-011- A shrub for ID from A Nursery in Panipat Haryana:  A shrub about 5-6 ft high, highly branched for id
From Panipat Haryana Alt. 220 mt. Pics taken on 11-8-11
Cultivated for its tuberous roots which are used as vegetables.
Propagated by tubers
Simple leaves about 4-5 inches long.
Flowers not there at this moment. As per nurserymen flowering will be in October November.
this plant not generally found in Haryana

Helianthus tuberosus. Nice pictures…

Wiki has nice pictures of flowers. please check



This tall herb was shot from wild near H.P. Secretariat in Shimlado not know this is ornamental escape or wild… I may be wrong also in considering this a Helianthus sp. please help to id…

Again it may be Helianthus tuberosus


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