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What cultigens of maize were grown at San Luis de Talimali? What was their dietary importance to the mission’s inhabitants? Who cooked with the maize- just the Apalachee who grew the crops or the Spanish as well? What role did maize play in the blending of Apalachee and Spanish cultures during the mission period in La Florida? Maize was a staple of the Apalachee diet, and were one of the plants heavily relied on by the Spanish upon their arrival in the new World. San Luis was one of the wealthiest Spanish missions in La Florida and played a crucial role in the success of the Mission system. The farms associated with San Luis produced a majority of foodstuffs for the rest of the province, however, modest archaeobotanical research has been conducted on the site. The results of this research will give a clearer picture of how maize was incorporated into Spanish foodways during the Mission Period. This will be done by analyzing flotation samples and floor deposits from a Spanish home and its surrounding area. This study will utilize flotation samples and general floor deposits excavated in Spring 2018 by Florida State University, and a foundational analysis, Plant Remains from Council House and Church Complex, conducted by C. Margaret Scarry in 1992 to identify the remains. The presence of maize will be quantified by variety, function, and location.