Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Kawaiisu - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 34

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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: Kawaiisu
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Roasted seeds pounded, ground into a meal and eaten dry.

RECRD: 4250 id: 16582