sassafras tree

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Noun1.sassafras tree - yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and barksassafras tree - 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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The host plants for this butterfly include the spicebush, from which it gets its common name, and the sassafras tree.
Its main ingredient is Piperonyl methyl ketone (PMK), better known as a synthesised derivative of the sassafras tree whose bark is used to make aromatherapy oils.
Sassafras is the dried bark of the sassafras tree, Sassafras albidum, which is native to North America.
For example, some have controls on "Sassafras Oil" - a root bark distilled from the sassafras tree - while others do not.
If I could find a sassafras tree, I knew I could relieve my thirst by chewing its leaves.
A new clearwing borer on sassafras tree from Jiangxi and Hunan, China (Lep.
Lovers of history must stop by the City Cemetery on Huntington Street to see the 66-foot-tall sassafras tree growing there, 18 feet in circumference.
Campers and other parks visitors can hike the trails or kayak in Trap Pond State Park to capture a stunning spectrum of red and orange colors from the bald cypress, red maple, tupelo and sassafras trees that dot the shoreline and forests.
On 2 Sep 2014, nine open-grown sassafras trees (38-61 cm diameter at breast height) were observed with wilt-like symptoms near Bernice (Union Parish), in northern Louisiana (32.
Skyline Drive has been named one of the top 10 scenic mountain drives in the United States; the drive will introduce you to the rich yellow and orange hickories, deep purple dogwoods, bright red Virginia creeper vines, buttery yellow scarlet oak, red maples, sumac, locust and sassafras trees that melt into each other as though it's a mere painting.