Illustration of American hornbeam leaves and fruits.

    American Hornbeam (Musclewood)

    Carpinus caroliniana
    Illustration of bitternut hickory leaves and nuts.

    Bitternut Hickory

    Carya cordiformis
    Illustration of black willow leaves and catkins.

    Black Willow

    Salix nigra
    Illustration of buttonbush leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Buttonbush

    Cephalanthus occidentalis
    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 corkwood leaves and fruits.

    Corkwood

    Leitneria floridana
    Illustration of cottonwood leaves and fruits.

    Cottonwood

    Populus deltoides
    Shagbark Hickory

    Hickories

    Carya spp.
    Illustration of northern red oak leaf.

    Northern Red Oak

    Quercus rubra
    Illustration of Nuttall’s oak leaf.

    Nuttall's Oak

    Quercus texana
    A closeup of an acorn

    Oaks

    Quercus spp.
    Illustration of overcup oak leaf.

    Overcup Oak

    Quercus lyrata
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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 sandbar willow small branch with leaves.

    Sandbar Willow

    Salix interior (formerly S. exigua)
    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 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 hickory leaf and fruit.

    Water Hickory

    Carya aquatica
    Illustration of water oak leaf.

    Water Oak

    Quercus nigra
    Illustration of white oak leaf.

    White Oak

    Quercus alba
    Illustration of willow oak leaf.

    Willow Oak

    Quercus phellos
    willow

    Willows

    Salix spp. (about 12 species in Missouri)