Poplar, Yellow

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

Price: $