Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Isleta - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Jones, Volney H., 1931, The Ethnobotany of the Isleta Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 31

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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: Isleta
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Pith used to light the ceremonial cigarettes.

RECRD: 30782 id: 16577