Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Apache, White Mountain - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Reagan, Albert B., 1929, Plants Used by the White Mountain Apache Indians of Arizona, Wisconsin Archeologist 8:143-61., page 158

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Scientific name: Helianthus annuus L.
USDA symbol: HEAN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Sunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, White Mountain
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Poultice of crushed plants applied to snakebites.

RECRD: 87207 id: 16559