Department of Anthropology
Washington U. of St. Louis


Mueller, N. G., Fritz, G. J., Patton, P., Carmody, S., & Horton, E. T. (2017). Growing the lost crops of eastern North America’s original agricultural system. Nature Plants3, 17092.

Mueller, N. G. (2017). Documenting domestication in a lost crop (Polygonum erectum L.): evolutionary bet-hedgers under cultivation. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 1–15.

Mueller, N. G. (2017). An Extinct Domesticated Subspecies of Erect Knotweed in Eastern North America: Polygonum erectum subsp. watsoniae (Polygonaceae). Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature25(2), 166–179.

Mueller, N. G. (2017). Evolutionary “Bet-Hedgers” under Cultivation: Investigating the Domestication of Erect Knotweed (Polygonum erectum L.) using Growth Experiments. Human Ecology45(2), 189–203.

Mueller, N. G. (2017). Carbonization, differential preservation, and sampling biases in domestication studies: An erect knotweed (Polygonum erectum L.) case study. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports13, 303–311.

Langlie, B. S., Mueller, N. G., Spengler, R. N., & Fritz, G. J. (2014). Agricultural origins from the ground up: Archaeological approaches to plant domestication. American Journal of Botany101(10), 1601–1617.