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34.2388267517, -83.8629760742 (Google, OSM)
34.2388267517, -83.8629760742
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Description

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.

May. 19, 2010 13:14:02 -0300
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Sassafras - Photo (c) Neece, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tomtorres's ID: Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
Posted by tomtorres about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Sassafras - Photo (c) Neece, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tomtorres's ID: Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

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