Illustration of black locust leaves and flowers.

    Black Locust

    Robinia pseudoacacia
    Illustration of buttonbush leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Buttonbush

    Cephalanthus occidentalis
    Illustration of golden rain tree leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Golden Rain Tree

    Koelreuteria paniculata
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    Invasive

    Illustration of honey locust leaves, thorns, fruit.

    Honey Locust

    Gleditsia triacanthos
    Illustration of Kentucky coffee tree leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Kentucky Coffee Tree

    Gymnocladus dioicus
    Illustration of lead plant stem, leaves, flower clusters, flowers, fruit.

    Lead Plant

    Amorpha canescens
    Illustration of mimosa leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Mimosa (Silk Tree)

    Albizia julibrissin
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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 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)
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    Willows

    Salix spp. (about 12 species in Missouri)
    Illustration of yellowwood leaves, flowers, fruit

    Yellowwood

    Cladrastis kentukea