Sassafras
Sassafras bark
Sassafras leaf
Sassafras plaque
Sassafras
Recognition Features: 

The sassafras leaf can take on three different shapes, even on the same tree. The bark is sometimes a red to brown color with deep furrowing.

Historical Notes: 

This tree has been designated as a Denison Memorial Tree in memory of Juliana Karmann, Sarah Jose, and David Hallman Jr. – Class of 2014.

Scientific Name: 
Sassafras Albidum
Scientific Family: 
Lauraceae
Common Family: 
Laurel Family
Denison Tree ID: 
(DUARB-707)
Location: 
East of Fellows Hall
Circumference: 
0.31
Height: 
2.40