The trunk bark is deeply furrowed with uniform joining ridges. Church Pictures - Ingredients. Sassafras (Sassafras albidum). If you live in a region where this tree grows in the wild, you may be able to make your own drink from this same plant. The sassafras is a known host plant for Tiger and Spicebush Swallowtail butterflies and several moths. Sassafras is the name given both to the spice and to the beautiful tree from which the spice is made. The worlds second biggest tree, the "President" is over 3,200 years old located in Sequoia National Park, California Nevada USA Region. All parts of the plants are fragrant. document.write('Web Coordinator' + '' + ''); They do not like very soggy conditions. Light pruning prevents sucker growth. Thank you for visiting Penn State New Kensington.