• Visitors hike along the base of the Gila Cliff Dwellings.

    Gila Cliff Dwellings

    National Monument New Mexico

Feast or Famine? Document K

Document: K

Title: Plant Remains

Author: Karen Adams and Lisa Huckell

Source: Archeological report of Plant remains at Gila Cliff Dwellings

Table A.1

Plant Taxa Recovered From Gila Cliff Dwellings Deposits

Common Name

Juniper

Pinyon

Yellow pine

Agave/yucca

Yucca

Gromwell

Prickly pear

Sunflower

Squash

Pumpkin

Bottlegourd

Oak

Muhly

Indian rice grass

Reedgrass

Dropseed

Corn

Walnut

Wild bean

Common bean

Cotton

Devil's claw

Four-o' clock

Choke cherry

Jimson weed

Adams, Karen. The Archeology of Gila Cliff Dwellings. 1. Tucson: Western Archeological and Conservation Center, 1986. Print.

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