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
Uses: Utility panels, some cabinetry, millwork, moldings, and furniture frames.
Availability: Readily available