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Mitten Tree

Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees

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Sassafras albidum (Mitten Tree) is a species of tree in the family Lauraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Eastern North America, United States, The Contiguous United States, and Canada. They have simple, broad leaves and yellow flowers. Flowers are visited by Melanostoma, Telephorus, Sphecodes minor, and Cheilosia capillata. Individuals can grow to 75 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mitten tree. View this species on GBIF