Common name : Globe Artichoke (Cardoon)
Latin name : Cynara scolymus; Cynara cardunculus
Family name : Asteraceae/Compositae
There are no known hazards with either the Globe Artichoke or its close relative, the Cardoon, and tortoises can safely eat all parts of the plant.
N.B. Do not confuse with *Jerusalem Artichoke*, which is closely related to the Sunflower.