Illustration of American elm leaves.

    American Elm

    Ulmus americana
    Illustration of American hornbeam leaves and fruits.

    American Hornbeam (Musclewood)

    Carpinus caroliniana
    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 bristly greenbrier leaves, flowers, fruit

    Bristly Greenbrier

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

    Illustration of cherrybark oak leaf.

    Cherrybark Oak

    Quercus pagoda
    Illustration of chinkapin oak leaf.

    Chinkapin Oak (Chinquapin Oak)

    Quercus muehlenbergii
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    Edible

    Illustration of common alder leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Common Alder

    Alnus serrulata
    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
    Illustration of ladies' eardrops leaves, flowers, fruit

    Ladies' Eardrops

    Brunnichia ovata (formerly B. cirrhosa)
    Illustration of meadow willow leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Meadow Willow

    Salix petiolaris
    Illustration of northern red oak leaf.

    Northern Red Oak

    Quercus rubra
    Illustration of Nuttall’s oak leaf.

    Nuttall's Oak

    Quercus texana
    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 pin oak leaf.

    Pin Oak

    Quercus palustris
    Illustration of pondberry leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Pondberry

    Lindera melissifolia
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    Endangered

    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 round-leaved catbrier leaves, flowers, fruits

    Round-Leaved Catbrier

    Smilax rotundifolia
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    Edible

    Illustration of sandbar willow small branch with leaves.

    Sandbar Willow

    Salix interior (formerly S. exigua)
    Illustration of sassafras leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Sassafras

    Sassafras albidum
    Illustration of Shumard oak leaf.

    Shumard Oak

    Quercus shumardii
    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 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 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)
    Illustration of winter grape leaves, flowers, fruit

    Winter Grape

    Vitis cinerea
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    Edible