Asteraceae Helianthus cusickii Gray

Cusick's Sunflower

Paiute - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 116

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Scientific name: Helianthus cusickii Gray
USDA symbol: HECU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cusick's Sunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Infusion of roots taken for heart troubles.

RECRD: 1558 id: 16643