Photo of an Acadian flycatcher perched on a twig.

    Acadian Flycatcher

    Empidonax virescens
    Photo of Adam and Eve orchid flowers

    Adam and Eve Orchid

    Aplectrum hyemale
    Photo of an Engelmann’s adder’s tongue with a black background

    Adder's Tongues

    Ophioglossum spp.
    image of an Alderfly

    Alderflies

    Sialis spp.
    Illustration of alternate-leaved dogwood leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Alternate-Leaved Dogwood

    Cornus alternifolia
    Illustration of American basswood leaves, flowers, fruits.
    Photo of a beaver on land, chewing on a log

    American Beaver

    Castor canadensis
    Illustration of American beech leaves and nuts.

    American Beech

    Fagus grandifolia
    Illustration of American bladdernut leaves, flowers, fruits.

    American Bladdernut

    Staphylea trifolia
    Photo of an American coot.

    American Coot

    Fulica americana
    Photograph of American Crow

    American Crow

    Corvus brachyrhynchos
    Illustration of American elm leaves.

    American Elm

    Ulmus americana
    Photo of American germander flowers

    American Germander

    Teucrium canadense
    Photo of American ginseng plant with ripe berries

    American Ginseng

    Panax quinquefolius
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    Edible

    American Golden-Plover

    American Golden-Plover

    Pluvialis dominica
    Illustration of American hazelnut leaves, flowers, fruits.

    American Hazelnut

    Corylus americana
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    Edible

    Illustration of American hornbeam leaves and fruits.

    American Hornbeam (Musclewood)

    Carpinus caroliniana
    Photo of an American lady butterfly, wings folded.

    American Lady

    Vanessa virginiensis
    Image of mink

    American Mink

    Neovison vison
    Image of a male American redstart

    American Redstart

    Setophaga ruticilla
    american robin

    American Robin

    Turdus migratorius
    American snout butterfly resting with wings folded

    American Snout

    Libytheana carinent
    Photo of American water willow closeup on flowers

    American Water Willow

    Justicia americana
    Photograph of American White Pelican in flight

    American White Pelican

    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
    amur corktree

    Amur Corktree

    Phellodendron amurense
    image of Walker's Cicada clinging to a perch

    Annual Cicadas

    Neotibicen spp. (in Missouri) (formerly Tibicen)
    Photo of adult antlion with wings spread

    Antlion Adults

    More than 100 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Antlion Larva on rock

    Antlion Larvae (Doodlebug Larvae)

    More than 100 species in North America north of Mexico
    Acrobat ants on a leaf

    Ants

    More than 700 species in North America
    several yellow aphids on plant

    Aphids

    More than 1,300 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Assassin Bug crawling on a leaf

    Assassin Bugs

    Nearly 200 species in North America north of Mexico
    Venomous Icon

    Venomous

    Photo of autumn sneezeweed flowerheads, closeup.

    Autumn Sneezeweed

    Helenium autumnale
    Illustration of bald cypress leaves and cones.

    Bald Cypress

    Taxodium distichum
    Photo of bald eagle soaring

    Bald Eagle

    Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    image of Bald-faced Hornet on Goldenrod

    Bald-Faced Hornet

    Dolichovespula maculata
    Baltimore checkerspot, perched, with wings folded

    Baltimore Checkerspot

    Euphydryas phaeton
    Photo of male Baltimore oriole perched on branch

    Baltimore Oriole

    Icterus galbula
    Photo of a Banded Tiger Moth

    Banded Tiger Moth

    Apantesis vittata
    Image of barn owl face.

    Barn Owl

    Tyto alba
    Photo of a barn swallow in flight.

    Barn Swallow

    Hirundo rustica
    Image of barred owl

    Barred Owl

    Strix varia
    Photo of a bay-breasted warbler

    Bay-Breasted Warbler

    Setophaga castanea (formerly Dendroica castanea)
    Photo of a beautiful wood-nymph
    image of Bee Fly on leaf

    Bee Flies

    About 800 species in North America
    Photo of beefsteak plant showing upper leaves and flower cluster

    Beefsteak Plant

    Perilla frutescens
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    Edible

    Photo of a Bell's vireo perched on a small branch.

    Bell’s Vireo

    Vireo bellii
    Photo of a belted kingfisher, perched on branch tip, side view.

    Belted Kingfisher

    Ceryle alcyon
    image of a Toad Bug

    Big-Eyed Toad Bug

    Gelastocoris oculatus

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