Illustration of American elm leaves.

    American Elm

    Ulmus americana
    Illustration of American hazelnut leaves, flowers, fruits.

    American Hazelnut

    Corylus americana
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    Edible

    Illustration of autumn olive leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Autumn Olive

    Elaeagnus umbellata
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    Edible

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    Invasive

    Illustration of black haw leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Black Haw

    Viburnum prunifolium
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    Edible

    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

    Callery Pear

    Callery Pear (Bradford Pear)

    Pyrus calleryana
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    Invasive

    Illustration of common buckthorn leaves and fruits.

    Common Buckthorn

    Rhamnus cathartica
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    Poisonous

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    Invasive

    Illustration of hackberry leaves, stem, fruit.

    Common Hackberry

    Celtis occidentalis
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    Edible

    rough-leaved dogwood

    Dogwoods

    Cornus spp.
    Illustration of dwarf chestnut oak leaf.

    Dwarf Chestnut Oak

    Quercus prinoides
    Illustration of eastern red cedar stem, leaves, and fruits.

    Eastern Red Cedar

    Juniperus virginiana
    Photo of hawthorn trees blooming on lawn of Missouri state capitol

    Hawthorns

    Various species in the genus Crataegus
    Illustration of Japanese honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Japanese Honeysuckle

    Lonicera japonica
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    Invasive

    Illustration of New Jersey tea leaves, flowers, fruits.

    New Jersey Tea

    Ceanothus americanus
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    Edible

    A closeup of an acorn

    Oaks

    Quercus spp.
    Illustration of Osage orange flowers and fruit.

    Osage Orange

    Maclura pomifera
    Illustration of persimmon leaves, branch, fruit.

    Persimmon

    Diospyros virginiana
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    Edible

    Illustration of prairie crab apple leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Prairie Crab Apple

    Malus ioensis
    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 summer grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Summer Grape

    Vitis aestivalis
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    Edible

    Illustration of wild plum leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Wild Plum

    Prunus americana
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    Edible

    willow

    Willows

    Salix spp. (about 12 species in Missouri)