Illustration of American elm leaves.

    American Elm

    Ulmus americana
    Illustration of black gum flowers and fruits.

    Black Gum

    Nyssa sylvatica
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    Edible

    Illustration of chinkapin oak leaf.

    Chinkapin Oak (Chinquapin Oak)

    Quercus muehlenbergii
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    Edible

    Illustration of hackberry leaves, stem, fruit.

    Common Hackberry

    Celtis occidentalis
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    Edible

    Illustration of cottonwood leaves and fruits.

    Cottonwood

    Populus deltoides
    rough-leaved dogwood

    Dogwoods

    Cornus spp.
    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

    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 northern red oak leaf.

    Northern Red Oak

    Quercus rubra
    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 Ozark witch-hazel leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Ozark Witch-Hazel

    Hamamelis vernalis
    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 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 red mulberry leaves and fruits.

    Red Mulberry

    Morus rubra
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    Edible

    Illustration of sassafras leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Sassafras

    Sassafras albidum
    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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    Edible

    Illustration of Shumard oak leaf.

    Shumard Oak

    Quercus shumardii
    Illustration of slippery elm twig and leaves.

    Slippery Elm

    Ulmus rubra
    Illustration of swamp white oak leaf.

    Swamp White Oak

    Quercus bicolor
    Illustration of sweet gum leaves and fruit

    Sweet Gum

    Liquidambar styraciflua
    Illustration of sycamore leaves and fruit

    Sycamore

    Platanus occidentalis
    Illustration of water oak leaf.

    Water Oak

    Quercus nigra
    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

    Illustration of willow oak leaf.

    Willow Oak

    Quercus phellos
    willow

    Willows

    Salix spp. (about 12 species in Missouri)