Asteraceae Helianthus cusickii Gray

Cusick's Sunflower

Shasta - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Holt, Catharine, 1946, Shasta Ethnography, Anthropological Records 3(4):308, page 340

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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: Shasta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Root burned in the house for long, slow sickness with chills and fever.

RECRD: 87236 id: 16651