#016 Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

There is little documentation about this tree’s history. According to Google Earth Pro imagery, it was likely removed, but this has not been confirmed.

Statistics (1992)

  • Circumference (In.): 57
  • Height (Ft.): 70
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 25
  • Total Points: 133

More Information

  • Nominated By: Jeanne Barnette
  • Year Added: 1992
  • Owned By: Private
  • Current condition: Unknown
  • Neighborhood: Madison Park
  • Property Type: Private
  • Nearest Address: Private property
  • Ecological Value: The Sassafras tree is very useful. Native Americans used the oil in tonics for medicine and the wood is currently used to make furniture.