Unknown bonsai from memory

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Back in the 90’s I had just heard about bonsai and purchased a small tree from a member at the Iowa Bonsai Association.
It had lemon smelling leaves and they were very tiny.
So there’s not very many trees that have lemon smelling leaves that can make a good shohin bonsai right?
What are some?
 
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Sassafras albidum has a lemon smell when you crush the leafs, it's a US native plant.
Could they make good shohin? Well, I haven't got mine to grow past the first two inches in 5 years.. So maybe?
 

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I think it could possibly have been lemon button thyme. Does that sound accurate?
I killed it very quickly and didn’t return to bonsai until 15 years later.
 

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I found it. It’s silver thyme.
I have not heard of anyone making a bonsai out of this since back then.
Has anyone used this recently?FBEB476B-44D6-4659-B409-006B76A69583.jpeg
 

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