Common Name: Sassafras, common sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
Found in the Eastern United States with a tree size of 50-65 ft tall, 2-3 ft trunk diameter, and an average dried weight of 31.0 lbs/ft.
Janka Hardness: 630 lb
Sassafras is a medium to light brown, sometimes with an orange or olive hue. Color tends to darken with age. Sapwood is a paler yellowish brown, though it isn’t always clearly demarcated from the heartwood. Overall, sassafras bears a strong resemblance to other domestic ring-porous woods like black ash and chestnut. Grain is straight, with a coarse uneven texture.
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