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New Atlas Available

A new, updated version of the Climate Change Tree Atlas is available for sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

Species Information

Family: Lauraceae
Guild: opportunistic, dispersal limited (sprout dependent)
Functional Lifeform: small to medium-size deciduous tree

Life History and Disturbance Response
External Species Links

Silvics Manual: Click here for sassafras

Plant Photos: Photos of the tree in USDA Plants Database

Google Earth: View current and modelled sassafras

Research Products (IMPORTANT: Read this first)
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