Illustration of American basswood leaves, flowers, fruits.
    Illustration of American beech leaves and nuts.

    American Beech

    Fagus grandifolia
    Illustration of American elm leaves.

    American Elm

    Ulmus americana
    Illustration of American holly leaves, flowers, fruit.

    American Holly

    Ilex opaca
    Illustration of American hornbeam leaves and fruits.

    American Hornbeam (Musclewood)

    Carpinus caroliniana
    Illustration of bitternut hickory leaves and nuts.

    Bitternut Hickory

    Carya cordiformis
    Illustration of black cherry leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Black Cherry

    Prunus serotina
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    Illustration of black hickory compound leaf and fruit.

    Black Hickory

    Carya texana
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    Edible

    Illustration of black walnut compound leaf and nuts.

    Black Walnut

    Juglans nigra
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    Edible

    Illustration of black willow leaves and catkins.

    Black Willow

    Salix nigra
    Illustration of butternut compound leaf and nuts.

    Butternut

    Juglans cinerea
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    Callery Pear

    Callery Pear (Bradford Pear)

    Pyrus calleryana
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    Invasive

    Illustration of chinkapin oak leaf.

    Chinkapin Oak (Chinquapin Oak)

    Quercus muehlenbergii
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    Edible

    Illustration of common alder leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Common Alder

    Alnus serrulata
    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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    Illustration of cottonwood leaves and fruits.

    Cottonwood

    Populus deltoides
    Illustration of downy serviceberry leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Downy Serviceberry

    Amelanchier arborea
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    Illustration of dwarf chestnut oak leaf.

    Dwarf Chestnut Oak

    Quercus prinoides
    Illustration of farkleberry leaves, flowers, fruits

    Farkleberry

    Vaccinium arboreum
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    Illustration of golden rain tree leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Golden Rain Tree

    Koelreuteria paniculata
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    Invasive

    Photo of hawthorn trees blooming on lawn of Missouri state capitol

    Hawthorns

    Various species in the genus Crataegus
    Shagbark Hickory

    Hickories

    Carya spp.
    Illustration of honey locust leaves, thorns, fruit.

    Honey Locust

    Gleditsia triacanthos
    Illustration of mockernut hickory leaf, fruit.

    Mockernut Hickory

    Carya tomentosa
    A closeup of an acorn

    Oaks

    Quercus spp.
    Illustration of Ozark witch-hazel leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Ozark Witch-Hazel

    Hamamelis vernalis
    Illustration of pecan leaf and fruit.

    Pecan

    Carya illinoinensis
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    Edible

    Illustration of pignut hickory leaf and fruits.

    Pignut Hickory

    Carya glabra
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    Illustration of prairie crab apple leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Prairie Crab Apple

    Malus ioensis
    Illustration of red mulberry leaves and fruits.

    Red Mulberry

    Morus rubra
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    Edible

    Illustratin of river birch leaves, flowers, fruits.

    River Birch

    Betula nigra
    Illustration of sandbar willow small branch with leaves.

    Sandbar Willow

    Salix interior (formerly S. exigua)
    Illustration of shagbark hickory leaf and fruits.

    Shagbark Hickory

    Carya ovata
    Illustration of shellbark hickory leaf and fruits.

    Shellbark Hickory

    Carya laciniosa
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    Illustration of Siberian elm leaves and twigs.

    Siberian Elm

    Ulmus pumila
    Illustration of slippery elm twig and leaves.

    Slippery Elm

    Ulmus rubra
    Illustration of smooth sumac leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Smooth Sumac

    Rhus glabra
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    Edible

    Photo of smooth sumac.

    Sumacs

    Rhus spp.
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    Edible

    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 tree-of-heaven leaves, flowers, fruit

    Tree-of-Heaven

    Ailanthus altissima
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    Invasive

    Illustration of water hickory leaf and fruit.

    Water Hickory

    Carya aquatica
    Illustration of wild plum leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Wild Plum

    Prunus americana
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    willow

    Willows

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

    Winged Sumac

    Rhus copallinum