#020 Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

This tree was confirmed by current residents of the neighborhood that it has been gone for several years. During its life, it was recognized and protected by the community as a very special tree.

Statistics (1996)

  • Circumference (In.): 74
  • Height (Ft.): 57
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 30
  • Total Points: 139

More Information

  • Nominated By: C. Christopher Tull
  • Year Added: 1996
  • Owned By: Private property
  • Current condition: Deceased
  • Neighborhood: Challis Farms
  • 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 used to make furniture.