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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]

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  1. Flora of North America: Sassafras
  2. a b 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.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)
  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