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Sassafras

Sassafras albidum

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TrevorStaker
TrevorStaker 11 years ago

"Al bi dum" if I don't remember the scientific name for Sassafras.

The roots of young specimens are used to make tea. (The large ones could too, but it's just more difficult to dig them up.) All parts of the plant give off a sweet scent when crushed.

Saint Shrike
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Saint Shrike

Alabama, USA

Spotted on Oct 4, 2010
Submitted on Feb 27, 2011

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