Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Jemez - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 23

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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: Jemez
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Sunflower mixed with clay, to hold the particles together, and used for plaster.

RECRD: 1858 id: 16579