Asteraceae Helianthus annuus L.

Common Sunflower

Sanpoil and Nespelem - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Ray, Verne F., 1932, The Sanpoil and Nespelem: Salishan Peoples of Northeastern Washington, University of Washington Publications in Anthropology, Vol. 5, page 104

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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: Sanpoil and Nespelem
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Seeds parched until brown, pulverized and stored in salmon skins.

RECRD: 40045 id: 16633