Content tagged with "tree"

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. More

Flash In The Pin

Closeup view of green pin oak leaves
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. More

Flowering Dogwood

flowering dogwood flower
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. More

Flowering Spring Trees

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

Freeze-Damaged Black Walnut

Walnut tree damaged by a freeze. More

Fusarium Cankers

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

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. More

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. More