- Cynara cardunculus, family Compositae.
- A tabletop glows with help from simple arrangements of gilded eucalyptus leaves, allium seed heads, poppy pods, and a cardoon.
- But there are also edible species of biennial, including carrots, parsley, parsnips and globe artichoke or cardoon.
- As a wild plant, the cardoon is notably persistent and fast-spreading.
Early 17th century: from French cardon, from carde 'edible part of an artichoke', from modern Provençal cardo, based on Latin carduus, cardus 'thistle, artichoke'.
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