Leaves often lobed or divided, and the inflorescence frequently scorpioid.
The adult leaf is kidney-shaped, smooth, and five to nine lobed.
Ovules (1 or 2) pendulous, the rhaphe away from the axis; disk none and ovary not lobed.
They had curious feet, lobed like chestnut leaves, and hardly any wing.
The leaves are cordate, and bluntly three or five lobed, a little downy beneath, but smooth above.
The leaves are lobed like a maple's, but more regularly, so as to form a five-pointed star.
It has from one to three palmately five to nine lobed leaves, uneven and sharply toothed.
One law seems to prevail among sassafras trees: more of the oval leaves than the lobed ones are found on mature trees.
Occasionally we meet a genus, like Eryngium or Hydrocotyle, with leaves merely toothed or lobed.
They are lobed capsules which open at the angles, exposing the bright orange mace that encloses the seeds.