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Fall Colors

Follow weekly regional reports to find Missouri’s best fall colors. Reporting starts in September and ends when the color fades, usually early November.

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Closeup view of green pin oak leaves

Flash In The Pin

In the last month we collected data in the timber at Duck Creek, Mingo and a few of our other forested conservation areas in Southeast Missouri. While I was out there, I saw something that caught my eye.

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flowering dogwood flower

Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida
A beautiful shrub to small tree with a straggling, spreading crown, Missouri’s official state tree presents lovely boughs of white inflorescences in springtime forests.

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downy serviceberry

Flowering Spring Trees

Learn which native Missouri trees produce canopies of spring blossoms. The last two weeks of April is the best time to see them.

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Freeze-Damaged Black Walnut

Walnut tree damaged by a freeze.

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Photo shows fusarium cankers

Fusarium Cankers

Fusarium cankers are elongated, larger than TCD cankers, and often visible without removing the bark.

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golden rain tree

Golden Rain Tree

Koelreuteria paniculata
This native of China and Korea was cultivated in Missouri for years, often in urban landscaping. Because it readily escapes from cultivation and is invasive, it is no longer recommended for planting in Missouri.

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Grant Helps Missouri Community Trees

With all the storms and damage to trees in the past two years, many Missouri towns and cities face unusually big challenges when it comes to keeping their trees alive and thriving.

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