Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Mohave - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 187

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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: Mohave
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Seeds stored in gourds or ollas.

RECRD: 40339 id: 16591