Latin name: Liriodendron tulipifera
Distribution: Eastern US
Discription: The heartwood ranges from a pale creamy yellow brown to a light olive green. It may also have mineral streaks of grays, greens and sometimes purples. It generally has a straight grain, and a medium to fine texture (28lbs/ft3).
Working Properties: This wood turns, machines and glues up well. It takes paint and stains well too.