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Sassafras albidum

Lauraceae-Laurel Family

by Science Staff
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Last modified: 02/15/2013

Key to the genera of Lauraceae

1. Leaves evergreen...Persea
1. Leaves deciduous...2

2. Leaves palmately veined, often lobed; generally a single-trunked tree...Sassafras
2. Leaves pinnately veined, never lobed; generally a multistemed shrub...Lindera

List of Lauraceae genera


References to Lauraceae

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