The artichoke Cynara cardunculus (L.), which is native to the Mediterranean region, has been grown in Sicily since the classical period of ancient Greece. It’s a variety of a species of thistle cultivated as a food. The edible portion of the plant consists of the flower buds before the flowers come into bloom. The budding artichoke flower-head is a cluster of many budding small flowers (an inflorescence). Once the buds bloom, the structure changes to a coarse, barely edible form.
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