Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)
Native: Eastern United States
Bark and roots produce a fragrant oil and Choctaw Indians used its leaves to make a soap.
Leaves are two or three-lobed or entire colour yellow and orange in autumn and have a sweet tangy smell.
Male and female flowers on separate trees, small and yellowish in clusters.
No sample available
Fruit is oval, bluish, about 0.8cm long.