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This is a contributing entry for Treetops and Tombstones: Charlotte's Super Natural Arboretum and only appears as part of that tour.Learn More.
Sassafras is a native tree with pretty spring flowers and large, interesting leaves that turn beautiful colors in the fall. Its identifying characteristic is its three leaf shapes, ovate, shaped like a mitten or cut into three wide lobes. It is the main ingredient in traditional root beer.

  • Plant, Green, Flower, Botany
  • Plant, Leaf, Terrestrial plant, Flower
  • Leaf, Terrestrial plant, Flowering plant, Annual plant