Asteraceae Helianthus decapetalus L.

Thinleaf Sunflower

Meskwaki - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 215

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Scientific name: Helianthus decapetalus L.
USDA symbol: HEDE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Thinleaf Sunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of macerated root applied to sores of long standing.

RECRD: 87239 id: 16654