Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Gros Ventre - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 12

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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: Gros Ventre
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Powdered seed meal boiled or made into cakes with grease.

RECRD: 10092 id: 16569