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Sassafras albidum


Plant with light green, radial leaves. Edible, although it contains safrole, which is considered to be a weak carcinogen by the FDA.


Forest floor.


Apparently, according to my friend, it's an ingredient in root beer!

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Sassafras albidum

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mauna Kunzah
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mauna Kunzah

New York, USA

Spotted on Oct 18, 2012
Submitted on Oct 19, 2012

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