No leaves yet. Several trees on the property, some have male flowers and some have female flowers. Largest tree is over 60 feet tall with a slim canopy. Branches have a spicy scent when broken.
In the perennial border. Full flower.
Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) photo = Sassafras_MAC_©DaveSpier_D036019iN
Most of the Sassafras at the MAC are along the west edge of the walnut grove in the vicinity of the observation platform.
2 large trees
Thank you to Patrick Coin for the ID. A medium-sized tree, growing near railroad tracks along the bayshore. It caught my eye, I grabbed a quick snapshot, & it came out well, so here it is.