So this is a Sassafras
Yesterday we learned that a couple of “Blooming Mystery Trees” down in the front are Sassafras Trees.
They’re interesting trees, featuring 3 different types of leaves on each tree:
- Mitten shaped
The crushed roots and leaves smell like Root Beer, and I’ve read that they are used to make Sasparilla.
I haven’t had any Sasparilla since I was a tot. I guess a little research on how to make some is in order.