Sassafras

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Sassafras
Sassafras albidum,
Wanaque, New Jersey
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiosperms
Class: Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Sassafras
J.Presl
Species

S. albidum
S. hesperia
S. randaiense
S. tzumu

Synonyms

Pseudosassafras Lecomte

Sassafras is a genus o three[1][2] extant an ane extinct[3] species o deciduous trees in the faimily Lauraceae, native tae eastren North Americae an eastren Asie.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Flora of North America: Sassafras
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nie, Z.-L., Wen, J. & Sun, H. (2007). "Phylogeny and biogeography of Sassafras (Lauraceae) disjunct between eastern Asia and eastern North America". Plant Systematics and Evolution 267: 191–203. doi:10.1007/s00606-007-0550-1. 
  3. Wolfe, Jack A. & Wehr, Wesley C. 1987. The sassafras is an ornamental tree. "Middle Eocene Dicotyledonous Plants from Republic, Northeastern Washington". United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1597:13