Illustration of black gum flowers and fruits.

    Black Gum

    Nyssa sylvatica
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    Edible

    Illustration of black willow leaves and catkins.

    Black Willow

    Salix nigra
    Illustration of cottonwood leaves and fruits.

    Cottonwood

    Populus deltoides
    rough-leaved dogwood

    Dogwoods

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

    Frost Grape

    Vitis vulpina
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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 ladies' eardrops leaves, flowers, fruit

    Ladies' Eardrops

    Brunnichia ovata (formerly B. cirrhosa)
    A closeup of an acorn

    Oaks

    Quercus spp.
    Illustration of Osage orange flowers and fruit.

    Osage Orange

    Maclura pomifera
    Illustration of overcup oak leaf.

    Overcup Oak

    Quercus lyrata
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    Edible

    Illustration of pawpaw leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Pawpaw

    Asimina triloba
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    Edible

    Illustration of pin oak leaf.

    Pin Oak

    Quercus palustris
    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 sandbar willow small branch with leaves.

    Sandbar Willow

    Salix interior (formerly S. exigua)
    Illustration of slippery elm twig and leaves.

    Slippery Elm

    Ulmus rubra
    Illustration of spicebush leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Spicebush

    Lindera benzoin
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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 sycamore leaves and fruit

    Sycamore

    Platanus occidentalis
    Illustration of white oak leaf.

    White Oak

    Quercus alba
    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 winter grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Winter Grape

    Vitis cinerea
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    Edible