- Latin name: Betula spp.
- Common name(s): White Birch, Yellow Birch, Red Birch
- Sources: USA and Canada
CHARACTERISTICSLight 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 CUTSRotary (primarily), Plain sliced (available)
USESDecorative veneer and lumber primarily for kitchen cabinetry and furniture. Excellent surface for painting.