Tuberous thistle / Cirsium tuberosum

A new one for my life list on 16th November 2013!! The tubers were very slightly bitter raw, but good after 10 minutes in boiling water. Like most plants in the Aster family the roots contain the diabetic friendly carbohydrate inulin.

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