Illustration of alternate-leaved dogwood leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Alternate-Leaved Dogwood

    Cornus alternifolia
    Illustration of American holly leaves, flowers, fruit.

    American Holly

    Ilex opaca
    Illustration of American smoke tree leaves, flowers, fruits

    American Smoke Tree

    Cotinus obovatus
    amur corktree

    Amur Corktree

    Phellodendron amurense
    Illustration of autumn olive leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Autumn Olive

    Elaeagnus umbellata
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    Edible

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    Invasive

    Illustration of bald cypress leaves and cones.

    Bald Cypress

    Taxodium distichum
    Illustration of black gum flowers and fruits.

    Black Gum

    Nyssa sylvatica
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    Edible

    Illustration of bristly greenbrier leaves, flowers, fruit

    Bristly Greenbrier

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

    Illustration of bush honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Bush Honeysuckles

    Lonicera maackii (Amur) and Lonicera x bella (bella)
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    Invasive

    Illustration of buttonbush leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Buttonbush

    Cephalanthus occidentalis
    Illustration of Carolina moonseed leaves, flowers, fruits

    Carolina Moonseed

    Cocculus carolinus
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    Poisonous

    Illustration of catbrier leaves, flowers, fruits

    Catbrier

    Smilax bona-nox
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    Edible

    Illustration of common elderberry leaves, flowers, fruits

    Common Elderberry

    Sambucus canadensis
    Illustration of common moonseed leaves, flowers, fruits

    Common Moonseed

    Menispermum canadense
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    Poisonous

    Illustration of common prickly ash leaves, flowers, fruits

    Common Prickly Ash

    Zanthoxylum americanum
    Illustration of deerberry leaves, flowers, fruits

    Deerberry

    Vaccinium stamineum
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    Edible

    rough-leaved dogwood

    Dogwoods

    Cornus spp.
    Illustration of eastern leatherwood leaves, flowers, fruits

    Eastern Leatherwood

    Dirca palustris
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    Poisonous

    Illustration of eastern red cedar stem, leaves, and fruits.

    Eastern Red Cedar

    Juniperus virginiana
    Illustration of farkleberry leaves, flowers, fruits

    Farkleberry

    Vaccinium arboreum
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    Edible

    Illustration of flowering dogwood leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Flowering Dogwood

    Cornus florida
    Illustration of grape honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Grape Honeysuckle

    Lonicera reticulata (formerly L. prolifera)
    Illustration of greenbrier leaves, flowers, fruits

    Greenbrier

    Smilax glauca
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    Edible

    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 Japanese honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Japanese Honeysuckle

    Lonicera japonica
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    Invasive

    Illustration of limber honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Limber Honeysuckle

    Lonicera dioica
    Illustration of lowbush blueberry leaves, flowers, fruits

    Lowbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium pallidum (syn. V. vacillans)
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    Edible

    Illustration of Osage orange flowers and fruit.

    Osage Orange

    Maclura pomifera
    Illustration of pawpaw leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Pawpaw

    Asimina triloba
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    Edible

    Illustration of persimmon leaves, branch, fruit.

    Persimmon

    Diospyros virginiana
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    Edible

    Illustration of poison ivy leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Poison Ivy

    Toxicodendron radicans
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    Poisonous

    Illustration of pondberry leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Pondberry

    Lindera melissifolia
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    Endangered

    Illustration of rough-leaved dogwood leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Rough-Leaved Dogwood

    Cornus drummondii
    Illustration of round-leaved catbrier leaves, flowers, fruits

    Round-Leaved Catbrier

    Smilax rotundifolia
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    Edible

    Illustration of Russian olive leaves, flowers, fruits, twigs, thorns.

    Russian Olive

    Elaeagnus angustifolia
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    Invasive

    Illustration of sassafras leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Sassafras

    Sassafras albidum
    Illustration of shrubby St. John's-wort leves, flowers, fruits.

    Shrubby St. John’s-Wort

    Hypericum prolificum (formerly H. spathulatum)
    Illustration of spicebush leaves, flowers, fruit.

    Spicebush

    Lindera benzoin
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    Edible

    Illustration of St. Andrew's cross leaves, flowers, fruit.

    St. Andrew’s Cross

    Hypericum hypericoides (formerly Ascyrum hypericoides)
    Photo of smooth sumac.

    Sumacs

    Rhus spp.
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    Edible

    Illustration of white fringe tree leaves, flowers, fruits

    White Fringe Tree

    Chionanthus virginicus
    Illustration of white mulberry leaves and fruit

    White Mulberry

    Morus alba
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    Edible

    Illustration of wintercreeper leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Wintercreeper

    Euonymus fortunei
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    Invasive

    Illustration of yellow honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Yellow Honeysuckle

    Lonicera flava