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We encountered some Sassafras (Sassafras albidum), which gives off a wonderful smell when crushed. The stems also have a very distinct lemony taste when chewed. The taste is much stronger in the younger leaves. The root bark can be used for tea, as well.

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Sassafras - Photo (c) Neece, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tomtorres's ID: Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
Posted by tomtorres over 6 years ago (Flag)
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Sassafras - Photo (c) Neece, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kellyfuerstenberg's ID: Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
Posted by kellyfuerstenberg over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Sassafras - Photo (c) Neece, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tomtorres's ID: Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
Sassafras - Photo (c) Neece, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
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