Green June beetle on goldenrod

    Green June Beetle

    Cotinis nitida
    image of Green Lacewing clinging to rock

    Green Lacewings

    About 85 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a green-winged teal pair floating on water.
    Illustration of greenbrier leaves, flowers, fruits

    Greenbrier

    Smilax glauca
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    Edible

    image of Fiery Searcher on dead leaves

    Ground Beetles

    About 2,400 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a Xysticus crab spider, tan individual

    Ground Crab Spiders

    Xysticus spp.
    Photo of ground plum, top of plant, showing flowers and several leaves.

    Ground Plum (Milk Vetch)

    Astragalus crassicarpus (formerly A. mexicanus)
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    Edible

    Image of a gypsy moth

    Gypsy Moth

    Lymantria dispar
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    Invasive

    Photo of a Hackberry Emperor

    Hackberry Emperor

    Asterocampa celtis
    Photo of hairy rose mallow flower

    Hairy Rose Mallow

    Hibiscus lasiocarpos
    Photo of hairy vetch flower clusters and leaves

    Hairy Vetch

    Vicia villosa
    Photo of a hairy woodpecker perched on the side of a tree trunk, viewed from back.

    Hairy Woodpecker

    Picoides villosus
    Photo of an immature harris's sparrow

    Harris's Sparrow

    Zonotrichia querula
    Photo of hawthorn trees blooming on lawn of Missouri state capitol

    Hawthorns

    Various species in the genus Crataegus
    Photo of hedge bindweed flowers

    Hedge Bindweed

    Calystegia sepium (also Convolvulus sepium)
    Photo of hedge parsley flower clusters

    Hedge Parsley

    Torilis arvensis
    Photo of henbit plants with flowers

    Henbit

    Lamium amplexicaule
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    Edible

    Photo of a Henslow’s sparrow.

    Henslow’s Sparrow

    Ammodramus henslowii
    Photo of female heptagonal orbweaver in web.
    Shagbark Hickory

    Hickories

    Carya spp.
    Photo of hispid buttercup plant with flower

    Hispid Buttercup

    Ranunculus hispidus
    Photo of hoary puccoon closeup of flower cluster

    Hoary Puccoon (Orange Puccoon)

    Lithospermum canescens
    Photo of hogwort plant showing upper stem leaves and flowers.

    Hogwort (Woolly Croton)

    Croton capitatus
    Illustration of honey locust leaves, thorns, fruit.

    Honey Locust

    Gleditsia triacanthos
    image of a Honey Locust Moth

    Honey Locust Moth

    Syssphinx bicolor (syn. Sphingicampa bicolor)
    Image of a honeybee worker.

    Honeybee

    Apis mellifera
    Photo of a Horace's Duskywing

    Horace's Duskywing

    Erynnis horatius
    Photo of a horned lark standing on sand in very shallow water.

    Horned Lark

    Eremophila alpestris
    Photo of a Pigeon Tremex Horntail

    Horntails

    About 28 species in North America
    image of Horse Fly on tree trunk

    Horse and Deer Flies

    Tabanus, Chrysops, and related genera
    Photo of horse nettle flowers and leaves

    Horse Nettle

    Solanum carolinense
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    Poisonous

    Photo of common scouring rush, many stems in a colony

    Horsetails (Scouring Rushes)

    Equisetum (3 spp. in Missouri)
    Photo of horseweed flowers

    Horseweed (Canada Fleabane, Hog Weed)

    Conyza canadensis (formerly Erigeron canadensis)
    Photograph of a male House Finch

    House Finch

    Haemorhous mexicanus
    Photo of a male house sparrow

    House Sparrow

    Passer domesticus
    Photograph of house wren perched on a branch

    House Wren

    Troglodytes aedon
    Hummingbird clearwing taking nectar from a flower

    Hummingbird Clearwing

    Hemaris thysbe
    image of an Ichneumon Wasp on tree trunk

    Ichneumon Wasps

    More than 5,000 species in North America
    Photo of Indian grass flower head in bloom

    Indian Grass

    Sorghastrum nutans
    Photo of Indian hemp plant

    Indian Hemp (Dogbane)

    Apocynum cannabinum
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    Poisonous

    Photo of Indian paintbrush flowers

    Indian Paintbrush

    Castilleja coccinea
    Photo of Indian strawberry plant with flower

    Indian Strawberry (Mock Strawberry)

    Duchesnea indica (syn. Potentilla indica)
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    Invasive

    Photo of an Indiana myotis hanging from a cave ceiling.

    Indiana Myotis (Indiana Bat)

    Myotis sodalis
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    Endangered

    Photo of a male indigo bunting perched on a branch, side view.

    Indigo Bunting

    Passerina cyanea
    Photo of a male Io Moth

    Io Moth

    Automeris io
    jack pine

    Jack Pine

    Pinus banksiana
    Japanese beetle on a leaf

    Japanese Beetle

    Popillia japonica
    Illustration of Japanese honeysuckle leaves, flowers, fruits.

    Japanese Honeysuckle

    Lonicera japonica
    invasive icon

    Invasive

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