Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Havasupai - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 67

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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: Havasupai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds ground and eaten as a ground or parched meal.

RECRD: 7450 id: 16573