Sassafras albidum

Family:LAURACEAE
Species:Sassafras albidum (Nutt.)Nees
Common Name:SASSAFRAS
Plant Notes:**
Status:Native, FACU (NWI)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyLAURACEAE
Genus Sassafras
Species Sassafras albidum (Nutt.)Nees - SASSAFRAS

Citation

Citation SASSAFRAS ALBIDUM (Nuttall) Nees von Esenbeck, Syst. Laur. 490. 1836.
Basionym: Laurus albida Nuttall 1818.
Type: **

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Alachua USF  
Baker FLAS  
Bay FSU  
Calhoun USF  
Citrus FLAS  
Clay FLAS  
Columbia FLAS  
Escambia FTG  
Franklin FSU  
Gadsden USF  
Gilchrist FLAS  
Hamilton USF  
Hernando USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Jackson FLAS  
Jefferson FLAS  
Lake USF  
Leon USF  
Liberty FLAS  
Madison FSU  
Nassau USF  
Okaloosa UWFP  
Orange FLAS  
Santa Rosa USF  
Suwannee FLAS  
Volusia FSU  
Wakulla FSU  
Walton FLAS  
Washington USF  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Laurus albida Laurus albida Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 259. 1818.  
Laurus diversifolia Laurus diversifolia Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. 2: 426. 1812, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Laurus sassafras Laurus sassafras Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 371. 1753.  
Laurus variifolia Laurus variifolia Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 344. 1796, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Persea sassafras Persea sassafras (Linnaeus) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 2: 270. 1825.BASIONYM: Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Sassafras albidum var. molle Sassafras albidum (Nuttall) Nees von Esenbeck, var. molle (Rafinesque) Fernald, Rhodora 38: 179. 1936.BASIONYM: Sassafras trilobum Rafinesque, var. molle Rafinesque 1840. 
Sassafras laurus Sassafras laurus Macloskie, Torreya 5: 198. 1905, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Sassafras officinarum J. Presl 1825; Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Sassafras officinale Sassafras officinale T. Nees von Esenbeck & Ebermaier, Handb. Med.-Pharm. Bot. 2: 418. 1831, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Sassafras officinarum J. Presl 1825; Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Sassafras officinale var. albidum Sassafras officinale T. Nees von Esenbeck & Ebermaier, var. albidum (Nuttall) S. F. Blake, Rhodora 20: 99. 1918.BASIONYM: Laurus albida Nuttall 1818. 
Sassafras officinarum Sassafras officinarum J. Presl, in Berchtold & J. Presl, Prir. Rostlin 2(Laurac.): 68. 1825.BASIONYM: Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Sassafras sassafras Sassafras sassafras (Linnaeus) H. Karsten, Deut. Fl. 505. 1881, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Sassafras trilobum Sassafras trilobum Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 85. 1840, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Sassafras officinarum J. Presl 1825; Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Sassafras trilobum var. molle Sassafras trilobum Rafinesque, var. molle Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 85. 1840. TYPE: PENNSYLVANIA:
Sassafras variifolium Sassafras variifolium Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 574. 1891, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Sassafras officinarum J. Presl 1825; Laurus variifolia Salisbury 1796, nom. illegit.; Laurus sassafras Linnaeus 1753. 
Sassafras variifolium var. albidum Sassafras variifolium Kuntze, var. albidum (Nuttall) Fernald, Rhodora 15: 16. 1913.BASIONYM: Laurus albida Nuttall 1818. 
Tetranthera albida Tetranthera albida (Nuttall) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 2: 267. 1825.BASIONYM: Laurus albida Nuttall 1818. 
Sassafras albidum forma moldenkei Sassafras albidum (Nuttall) Nees von Esenbeck, forma moldenkei Oswald, Phytologia 7: 321. 1961. TYPE: NEW YORK: Suffolk Co.: Conservation area of teh Hoyt Farm Scout Camp, Commack, Long Island, 28 Sep 1960, Oswald s.n. (holotype: NY?).
Sassafras albidum var. glaucum Sassafras albidum (Nuttall) Nees von Esenbeck, var. glaucum Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 347. 1914. TYPE: INDIANA: St. Joseph Co.: Rum Village S of South Bend, s.d., Nieuwland 18000 (holotype: ND).