Tree can grow between 40-50ft. Leaves are deciduous, simple alternate; blades 3-6 and un-lobed, bark is dark green on young stems.
The Sassafras was found on the ridges of the mountain around three fourths of the way up. It appeared pretty regularly once the hike had gained elevation.
This specimen was a sapling that had all three leaf types on one plant among many like it in the area on the ground. No sign of any fruit since they mature in late June-July. Found on the forest floor approximately 225 yds. SE from N. Campbell Rd.