Cauliflower Question

Nancy Harrison vulpia at
Fri Jul 9 09:20:05 EST 1999

In article <19990709001837.13960.00009271 at>, qdurham at 
>How about artichokes as edible flowers -- or have I missed relevant posts?

Well, to pick some nits, eating an artichoke is really eating parts
of the inflorescence - the receptacle (heart) and phyllaries ("leaves")
whereas the flowers themselves are *not* eaten - they are the prickly
"choke" that you remove! But add artichoke to the edible flowers
list anyway. I love them!- NH
---Nancy Harrison, SRJC Life Sciences, Santa Rosa CA 95401 (with link to CNPS in Sonoma 

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