Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Jemez - Other, Soap

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: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Seeds boiled and water used to wash in.

RECRD: 1859 id: 16581