- Latin name: Liriodendron tulipifera
- Common name(s): Yellow Poplar, Tulipwood, American Whitewood, Canary Wood, Canoe Wood
- Sources: Eastern North America
CHARACTERISTICS: Soft yellow sapwood contrasting with gray to gray green to almost black heartwood on a smooth texture surface with subtle growth ring appearance.
COMMON CUTS: Rotary
JANKA HARDNESS: 540
USES: Utility panels, some cabinetry, millwork, moldings, and furniture frames.
AVAILABILITY: Readily available