Sassafras albidum

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Noun1.Sassafras albidum - yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and barkSassafras albidum - yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America
sassafras - dried root bark of the sassafras tree
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
genus Sassafras - a genus of sassafras
sassafras oil - oil from root bark of sassafras trees; used in perfumery and as a disinfectant
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This oil is used as a substitute for North American sassafras oil, which can be extracted from Sassafras albidum as well as from the pau-rosa oil of the Amazonian plant Aniba roseodora.
Two native species of sassafras are most often noted for commercial uses: Sassafras albidum and Sassafras officinale.
However, we found no evidence of bias in selection of species for bearing or line trees, except that successional trees such as Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen) and Sassafras albidum (sassafras) were likely underrepresented because the surveyors were instructed to select trees no smaller than 5.
winged sumac -- -- -- 1 Sassafras albidum (Nuttall), sassafras 3 4 3 75 Tilia americana L.
canadensis comprised nearly 68% of the importance value in 1992, post-fire analysis revealed that Sassafras albidum Nutt.
However, the graveyard proper was overgrown with small trees and shrubs, including Aesculus glabra, Catalpa speciosa, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Juglans nigra, Rhus glabra, Sassafras albidum, and Ulmus rubra.
Sassafras lumber and veneer are limited in supply and derive from two closely related species, Sassafras officinale and Sassafras albidum.