#090 Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

This tree is no longer standing. Little is known about it, other than it was admired for its dramatic trunk.

Statistics (1998)

  • Circumference (In.): 77"
  • Height (Ft.): 31'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 31'
  • Total Points: 116

More Information

  • Nominated By: Tom Martin
  • Year Added: 1998
  • Owned By: Thoms E. Jr and Barbara Swanson
  • Current condition: Gone
  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • 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.
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