Macrobotanical Analysis

Analysis of macrofloral remains, including wood charcoal, charred seeds, and other botanical remains.

  • Identification of charcoal by genus for radiocarbon dating;

  • Flotation of bulk soil samples with the Flote-Tec Model A;

  • Screening and analysis of heavy fraction and bulk soil;

  • Comprehensive reporting of plant Taxonomy and use, including a ethnohistoric botanical review of uses for each taxon.


Abbie Harrison, M.A., RPA is a trained archaeologist and macrobotanical specialist with over 19 years of professional experience.  She has analyzed plant remains from archaeological contexts in the Midwest, Southwest, High Plains, and Intermountain West regions of the United States.

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