Sassafras Nees v. Esenbeck and Ebermaier 1831 (sassafras)

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Parent taxon: Lauraceae according to R. W. Brown 1959

Sister taxa: Bandulskaia, Cinnamomum, Cryptocarya, Cryptocaryoides, Lauranthus, Laurinoxylon, Laurocarpum, Laurophyllum, Laurus, Litsea, Malapoenna, Marmarthia, Mauldinia, Neolitsea, Ocotea, Persea, Perseanthus, Persites, Potomacanthus, Ulminium, Umbellularia

Subtaxa: Sassafras thermale

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Distribution:

• Pliocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Miocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Montana)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (2)

• Miocene of Germany (4), United States (2: Idaho, Montana)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Idaho, Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (7: Colorado, Idaho, Washington)

• Paleocene of United States (26: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (11: Kansas, South Dakota, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 59 collections including 60 occurrences

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