Trees by Genus

Genus 'Sassafras'

Sassafras albidum

Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)

Sassafras albidum

Native: Eastern United States

Bark and roots produce a fragrant oil and Choctaw Indians used its leaves to make a soap.

Foliage

Leaves are two or three-lobed or entire colour yellow and orange in autumn and have a sweet tangy smell.

Flowers

Sassafras albidum

Male and female flowers on separate trees, small and yellowish in clusters.

Fruits

No sample available

Fruit is oval, bluish, about 0.8cm long.