Illustration of bitternut hickory leaves and nuts.

    Bitternut Hickory

    Carya cordiformis
    Illustration of bristly greenbrier leaves, flowers, fruit

    Bristly Greenbrier

    Smilax hispida (syn. S. tamnoides var. hispida)
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    Edible

    Illustration of hackberry leaves, stem, fruit.

    Common Hackberry

    Celtis occidentalis
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    Edible

    Illustration of corkwood leaves and fruits.

    Corkwood

    Leitneria floridana
    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

    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
    Photo of a heavenly bamboo, nandina, plant growing in the woods.

    Heavenly Bamboo

    Nandina domestica
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    Poisonous

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    Invasive

    Shagbark Hickory

    Hickories

    Carya spp.
    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 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 pecan leaf and fruit.

    Pecan

    Carya illinoinensis
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    Edible

    Illustration of peppervine leaves, flowers, fruit

    Peppervine

    Ampelopsis arborea
    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 red mulberry leaves and fruits.

    Red Mulberry

    Morus rubra
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    Edible

    Illustration of riverbank grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Riverbank Grape

    Vitis riparia
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    Edible

    Illustration of sassafras leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Sassafras

    Sassafras albidum
    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 summer grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Summer Grape

    Vitis aestivalis
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    Edible

    Illustration of sycamore leaves and fruit

    Sycamore

    Platanus occidentalis
    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

    Illustration of woodbine leaves, flowers, fruit

    Woodbine

    Parthenocissus vitacea (syn. P. inserta)