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Globe Artichoke

Family Asteraceae
Name Cynara scolymus
Common Name Globe Artichoke

  See also:  Food plants

Globe artichoke is a vegetable grown for its edible flower buds. It contains an active chemical, Cynarin, that inhibits taste receptors, making food taste sweet, so don't eat this if you are going to drink wine.



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