Are Jerusalem artichokes the same as domestic genseng?

Both are root-like tubers and grow wild in parts of North America.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    So are beets, turnips, and iris. ;) Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) are not the same as ginseng (Panax quinquefolius).

  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Here are some other names for J . A.

    The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called the sunroot or sunchoke or earth apple or topinambur,

    Genseng (did you mean Ginseng?) are nothing like each other.

    One grows above ground JA and ginseng is a root

    Source(s): Wikipedia
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    There are a lot of wild tuber4s. That doesn't mean that they are the same thing, nor even closely relate4.

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