Illustration of box elder leaves and fruits.

    Box Elder

    Acer negundo
    Illustration of bristly greenbrier leaves, flowers, fruit

    Bristly Greenbrier

    Smilax hispida (syn. S. tamnoides var. hispida)
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    Edible

    Illustration of bush honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Bush Honeysuckles

    Lonicera maackii (Amur) and Lonicera x bella (Bella)
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    Invasive

    Illustration of common elderberry leaves, flowers, fruits

    Common Elderberry

    Sambucus canadensis
    Illustration of cucumber magnolia leaves, flower, fruits.

    Cucumber Magnolia

    Magnolia acuminata
    rough-leaved dogwood

    Dogwoods

    Cornus spp.
    Illustration of eastern red cedar stem, leaves, and fruits.

    Eastern Red Cedar

    Juniperus virginiana
    Illustration of eastern redbud leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Eastern Redbud

    Cercis canadensis
    Illustration of grape honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Grape Honeysuckle

    Lonicera reticulata (formerly L. prolifera)
    Illustration of greenbrier leaves, flowers, fruits

    Greenbrier

    Smilax glauca
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    Edible

    Shagbark Hickory

    Hickories

    Carya spp.
    jack pine

    Jack Pine

    Pinus banksiana
    Illustration of Japanese honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Japanese Honeysuckle

    Lonicera japonica
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    Invasive

    Illustration of Kentucky coffee tree leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Kentucky Coffee Tree

    Gymnocladus dioicus
    Illustration of ladies' eardrops leaves, flowers, fruit

    Ladies' Eardrops

    Brunnichia ovata (formerly B. cirrhosa)
    Illustration of limber honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Limber Honeysuckle

    Lonicera dioica
    Illustration of mimosa leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Mimosa (Silk Tree)

    Albizia julibrissin
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    Invasive

    Illustration of northern catalpa leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Northern Catalpa

    Catalpa speciosa
    A closeup of an acorn

    Oaks

    Quercus spp.
    Illustration of Osage orange flowers and fruit.

    Osage Orange

    Maclura pomifera
    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 poison ivy leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Poison Ivy

    Toxicodendron radicans
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    Poisonous

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

    Rough-Leaved Dogwood

    Cornus drummondii
    Illustration of sassafras leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Sassafras

    Sassafras albidum
    Illustration of shingle oak leaf.

    Shingle Oak

    Quercus imbricaria
    Illustration of shrubby St. John's-wort leves, flowers, fruits.

    Shrubby St. John’s-Wort

    Hypericum prolificum (formerly H. spathulatum)
    Illustration of St. Andrew's cross leaves, flowers, fruit.

    St. Andrew’s Cross

    Hypericum hypericoides (formerly Ascyrum hypericoides)
    Illustration of white mulberry leaves and fruit

    White Mulberry

    Morus alba
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    Edible

    willow

    Willows

    Salix spp. (about 12 species in Missouri)
    Illustration of wintercreeper leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Wintercreeper

    Euonymus fortunei
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    Invasive