- Latin name: Betula spp.
- Common name(s): White Birch, Yellow Birch, Red Birch
- Sources: USA and Canada
CHARACTERISTICS: Light tan to pale yellow sapwood with red to ruddy heart wood. Grain is tight and smooth with normal amounts of figure and other characteristics.
COMMON CUTS: Rotary (primarily), Plain sliced (available)
USES: Decorative veneer and lumber primarily for kitchen cabinetry and furniture. Excellent surface for painting.