Sassafras albidum

Sassafras albidum

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Family: Lauraceae

Latin Name: Sassafras albidum (Nuttall) Nees

Common Name: Sassafras

General Description: Medium-sized tree reaching a height of up to 15 m 50 ft)

Geographical Distribution: Found throughout the eastern United States, west to Texas, and in parts of Canada

Ecological Distribution: Found in many different types of forests but most common on disturbed sites

Mycorrhizal Status: Endomycorrhizal

Additional Information:   USDA

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