Illustration of black locust leaves and flowers.

    Black Locust

    Robinia pseudoacacia
    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 catbrier leaves, flowers, fruits

    Catbrier

    Smilax bona-nox
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    Edible

    Illustration of common buckthorn leaves and fruits.

    Common Buckthorn

    Rhamnus cathartica
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    Poisonous

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    Invasive

    Illustration of common elderberry leaves, flowers, fruits

    Common Elderberry

    Sambucus canadensis
    rough-leaved dogwood

    Dogwoods

    Cornus spp.
    Illustration of frost grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Frost Grape

    Vitis vulpina
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    Edible

    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

    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 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 multiflora rose, leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Multiflora Rose

    Rosa multiflora
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    Invasive

    Illustration of New Jersey tea leaves, flowers, fruits.

    New Jersey Tea

    Ceanothus americanus
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    Edible

    Illustration of northern catalpa leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Northern Catalpa

    Catalpa speciosa
    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 poison ivy leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Poison Ivy

    Toxicodendron radicans
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    Poisonous

    Illustration of raccoon grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Raccoon Grape

    Ampelopsis cordata
    Illustration of red buckeye leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Red Buckeye

    Aesculus pavia
    Illustration of riverbank grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Riverbank Grape

    Vitis riparia
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    Edible

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

    Rough-Leaved Dogwood

    Cornus drummondii
    Illustration of shrubby St. John's-wort leves, flowers, fruits.

    Shrubby St. John’s-Wort

    Hypericum prolificum (formerly H. spathulatum)
    Illustration of smooth sumac leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Smooth Sumac

    Rhus glabra
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    Edible

    Illustration of St. Andrew's cross leaves, flowers, fruit.

    St. Andrew’s Cross

    Hypericum hypericoides (formerly Ascyrum hypericoides)
    Photo of smooth sumac.

    Sumacs

    Rhus spp.
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    Edible

    Illustration of summer grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Summer Grape

    Vitis aestivalis
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    Edible

    Illustration of sycamore leaves and fruit

    Sycamore

    Platanus occidentalis
    Illustration of tulip tree leaves, flowers, fruit

    Tulip Tree

    Liriodendron tulipifera
    Illustration of virginia creeper leaves, stem, flowers, fruit.

    Virginia Creeper

    Parthenocissus quinquefolia
    Photo of a young grapeleaf, probably raccoon grape

    Wild Grapes

    Vitis species
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    Edible

    willow

    Willows

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

    Winged Sumac

    Rhus copallinum
    Illustration of winter grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Winter Grape

    Vitis cinerea
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    Edible

    Illustration of wintercreeper leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Wintercreeper

    Euonymus fortunei
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    Invasive

    Illustration of woodbine leaves, flowers, fruit

    Woodbine

    Parthenocissus vitacea (syn. P. inserta)