TREASURE TREES

#020 Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

This is little known about the tree, including if it is still standing.

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: Unknown
  • 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.
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