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Sighting: Sassafras albidum at 42.299, -72.580

by Bio426student33 on October 24 2014

Location notes: Notch Visitor Center - Trolly Line Terrestrial (upland, non-aquatic habitat) Woody plant (tree, shrub, sub-shrub, and liana) Sassafras

Comments: Leaf blade is simple (lobed or unlobed but not separated into leaflets) - One leaf per node along the stem - Edge of the leaf blade has lobes, or it has both teeth and lobes - Edge of the leaf blade has no teeth or lobes - Plant does not have spines, prickles, or thorns - Leaves have leaf stalks - Fruit is fleshy