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

    Alternate-Leaved Dogwood

    Cornus alternifolia
    Illustration of black gum flowers and fruits.

    Black Gum

    Nyssa sylvatica
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    Edible

    Callery Pear

    Callery Pear (Bradford Pear)

    Pyrus calleryana
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    Invasive

    Illustration of cottonwood leaves and fruits.

    Cottonwood

    Populus deltoides
    rough-leaved dogwood

    Dogwoods

    Cornus spp.
    Photo of hawthorn trees blooming on lawn of Missouri state capitol

    Hawthorns

    Various species in the genus Crataegus
    Shagbark Hickory

    Hickories

    Carya spp.
    A closeup of an acorn

    Oaks

    Quercus spp.
    Illustration of Osage orange flowers and fruit.

    Osage Orange

    Maclura pomifera
    Illustration of overcup oak leaf.

    Overcup Oak

    Quercus lyrata
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    Edible

    Illustration of pawpaw leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Pawpaw

    Asimina triloba
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    Edible

    Illustration of persimmon leaves, branch, fruit.

    Persimmon

    Diospyros virginiana
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    Edible

    Illustration of pin oak leaf.

    Pin Oak

    Quercus palustris
    Illustration of slippery elm twig and leaves.

    Slippery Elm

    Ulmus rubra
    Illustration of swamp chestnut oak leaf.

    Swamp Chestnut Oak (Basket Oak)

    Quercus michauxii
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    Edible

    Illustration of swamp white oak leaf.

    Swamp White Oak

    Quercus bicolor
    Illustration of sycamore leaves and fruit

    Sycamore

    Platanus occidentalis
    Illustration of white oak leaf.

    White Oak

    Quercus alba
    willow

    Willows

    Salix spp. (about 12 species in Missouri)