Wood speciesDatabase of commercial wood species

Softwood

Fir (Abies spp.) Silver fir (Abies alba) Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis) Balsam fir (Abies balsamea) White fir (Abies concolor) Grand firm fir (Abies grandis) Subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) California red fir (Abies magnifica) Noble fir (Abies procera) Incense cedar (Calocedrus) Cedar (Cedrus spp.) Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani) Cypress (Cupressus spp.) Nootka Cypress / Alaska Cedar (Cupressus nootkatensis / Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) Hura / Sandbox tree (Hura crepitans) Port-Orford cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) Atlantic white cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides) Juniper (Juniperus spp.) Common juniper (Juniperus communis) Savin Juniper (Juniperus sabina) Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) Larch (Larix spp.) European larch (Larix decidua) Tamarack (Larix laricina) Karamatsu / Japanese larch (Larix leptolepis / Larix kaempferi) Western larch (Larix occidentalis) Cork-tree (Phellodendron) Spruce (Picea spp.) Norway spruce (Picea abies) Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) White spruce (Picea glauca) Black spruce (Picea mariana) Serbian spruce (Picea omorika) Blue spruce (Picea pungens) Red spruce (Picea rubens) Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) Pine (Pinus spp.) Swiss pine (Pinus cembra) Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) Sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana) Western white pine (Pinus monticola) Mountain pine / Mugo pine (Pinus mugo Turra) Corsican pine (Pinus nigra) Ocote / Mexican Yellow Pine (Pinus oocarpa) Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) Red pine (Pinus resinosa) Pitch pine (Pinus rigida) Pond pine (Pinus serotina) Jack pine (Pinus banksiana) Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana) Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) Douglas fir / Oregon pine (Pseudotsuga menziesii) Sequoia / Redwood (Sequoia spp.) Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) Yew (Taxus spp.) English yew (Taxus baccata) Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) Canadian Yew (Taxus canadensis) Japanese Yew (Taxus cuspidata) Chinese yew (Taxus chinensis) Northern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis) Western red cedar (Thuja plicata) Lime / Linden (Tilia spp.) Small leaved lime (Tilia cordata) Large leaved lime (Tilia platyphyllos) Silver lime (Tilia tomentosa) European lime (Tilia x europaea) Hemlock (Tsuga spp.) Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) Mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)

Hardwood

Maple (Acer spp.) Field maple (Acer campestre) Bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum) Ash maple / Boxelder maple (Acer negundo) Black Maple (Acer nigrum) Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) Striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum) Norway maple (Acer platanoides) Sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) Red maple (Acer rubrum) Soft maple (Acer saccharinum) Hard maple (Acer saccharum) Tatarian maple (Acer tataricum) Buckeye (Aesculus spp.) Yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava) Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) Red buckeye (Aesculus pavia) Ailanthus / Tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) Alder (Alnus spp.) European alder (Alnus glutinosa) Grey alder (Alnus incana) Red alder (Alnus rubra) Green alder (Alnus viridis) Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii) Birch (Betula spp.) Yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis) Sweet birch (Betula lenta) Dwarf birch (Betula nana) Alaska paper birch (Betula neoalaskana) River birch (Betula nigra) Paper birch (Betula papyrifera) European birch (Betula pendula) Downy birch (Betula pubescens) Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) Hornbeam (Carpinus spp.) European hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) Hickory (Carya spp.) Pignut hickory (Carya glabra) Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) Mockernut hickory (Carya tomentosa) Shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa) Chestnut (Castanea spp.) American chestnut (Castanea dentata) Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) Southern catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides) Northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa) Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata) Hackberry (Celtis) Dogwood (Cornus spp.) Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas) Common dogwood (Cornus sanguinea / Swida sanguinea) European hazelnut (Corylus avellana) Turkish filbert (Corylus colurna) Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) English hawthorn (Crataegus oxyacantha / Crataegus laevigata) American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) Queensland walnut (Endiandra palmerstonii) Beech (Fagus spp.) American beech (Fagus grandifolia) European beech (Fagus sylvatica) Glossy buckthorn (Frangula alnus / Rhamnus frangula) Ash (Fraxinus spp.) White ash (Fraxinus americana) Narrow-leafed ash (Fraxinus angustifolia) European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) Oregon ash (Fraxinus latifolia) Black ash (Fraxinus nigra) Manna ash (Fraxinus ornus) Green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) Blue ash (Fraxinus quadrangulata) Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos) Holly (Ilex spp.) American holly (Ilex opaca) Walnut (Juglans spp.) Butternut (Juglans cinerea) Claro walnut (Juglans hindsii) Eastern black walnut (Juglans nigra) English walnut (Juglans regia) Sweetgum (Liquidambar spp.) Red gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) Yellow poplar / Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) Magnolia (Magnolia spp.) Magnolia / Cucumbertree (Magnolia acuminata) Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) Sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) Apple (Malus domestica) Wild apple (Malus sylvestris) White mulberry (Morus alba) Roble (Nothofagus obliqua) Tanoak (Notholithocarpus densiflorus) Water tupelo (Nyssa aquatica) Black gum / Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) Olive (Olea) Bird Cherry (Padus avium syn. Padus racemosa) Sycamore / Plane (Platanus spp.) London planetree (Platanus acerifolia) American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) Oriental plane (Platanus orientalis) Poplar (Populus spp.) Balsam poplar cottonwood (Populus balsamifera) Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides) Bigtooth aspen (Populus grandidentata) Lombardy poplar (Populus nigra) European aspen (Populus tremula) Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) Black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) Canadian Poplar (Populus x canadensis) White poplar (Populus alba) Grey poplar (Populus x canescens) Sour cherry (Prunus cerasus) Plum (Prunus domestica) Mahaleb cherry (Prunus mahaleb / Cerasus mahaleb) Black cherry (Prunus serotina) Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) European Wild Pear (Pyrus pyraster) Pear (Pyrus spp.) Oak (Quercus spp.) White oak (Quercus alba) Turkey oak (Quercus cerris) Scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea) Balkanic durmast oak (Quercus dalechampii) Southern red oak (Quercus falcata) Sand laurel oak (Quercus hemisphaerica) California Black oak (Quercus kelloggii) Swamp laurel oak (Quercus laurifolia) Overcup oak (Quercus lyrata) Bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) Swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauxii) Water oak (Quercus nigra) Pin oak (Quercus palustris) Sessile oak (Quercus petraea) Willow oak (Quercus phellos) Chestnut oak (Quercus prinus) Downy oak (Quercus pubescens) English oak (Quercus robur) Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) Post oak (Quercus stellata) Black oak (Quercus velutina) Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) Locust (Robinia spp.) Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) Willow (Salix spp.) White willow (Salix alba) Goat willow (Salix caprea) Large gray willow (Salix cinerea) Crack willow (Salix fragilis) Black willow (Salix nigra) Laurel willow (Salix pentandra) Purpleosier willow (Salix purpurea) Netleaf willow (Salix reticulata) Dwarf willow (Salix retusa) Common elder (Sambucus nigra) Red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa) Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) Sorbus / Whitebeam (Sorbus spp.) Whitebeam (Sorbus aria) Mountain ash (Sorbus aucuparia) Service tree (Sorbus domestica) Swedish whitebeam (Sorbus intermedia) Chequer tree / Wild service tree (Sorbus torminalis) Lilac (Syringa vulgaris) Elm (Ulmus spp.) Dutch elm (Ulmus hollandica Major) Winged elm (Ulmus alata) American elm (Ulmus americana) Cedar elm (Ulmus crassifolia) Wych elm (Ulmus glabra / Ulmus montana) European white elm (Ulmus laevis) Smooth-leafed elm (Ulmus minor subsp. minor) English elm (Ulmus procera) Siberian elm (Ulmus pumila / Ulmus pinnato-ramosa) Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) Rock elm (Ulmus thomasii) California laurel (Umbellularia californica) Wayfaringtree (Viburnum lantana) European cranberrybush (Viburnum opulus)

Tropical wood

Doussie / Lingue / Apa (Afzelia bipindensis) Pau Marfim (Agonandra brasiliensis) Mersawa (Anisoptera curtisii) Araucaria (Araucaria spp.) Parana pine (Araucaria angustifolia) Peroba Rosa (Aspidosperma polyneuron) Gaboon (Aucoumea klaineana) Tatajuba (Bagassa guianensis) Bamboo (Bambusa spp.) Golden Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris) Sucupira (Bowdichia nitida) Pau ferro / Bolivian rosewood (Caesalpinia ferrea) Alexandrian laurel (Calophyllum inophyllum) Degame (Calycophyllum candidissimum) Andiroba / Crabwood (Carapa guianensis) Piquia / Jigua (Caryocar glabrum) Freijo (Cordia alliodora) Tigerwood (Coula edulis) Tauari / Brazilian oak (Couratari tauari) Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) East Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia) Brazilian rosewood (Dalbergia nigra) Cocobolo / Palisander (Dalbergia retusa) Indian rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo) Angelique (Dicorynia guianensis) Angelim Vermelho (Dinizia excelsa) Ebony / Persimmon (Diospyros spp.) Makassar Ebony (Diospyros celebica) Gaboon Ebony (Diospyros crassiflora) Ceylon Ebony (Diospyros ebenum) Apitong / Keruing (Dipterocarpus grandiflorus) Cumaru / Brazilian teak (Dipteryx odorata) Ayan / Movingui (Distemonanthus benthamianus) Jelutong (Dyera costulata) Sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum) Sipo / Utile (Entandrophragma utile) Wallaba (Eperua falcata) Tali / Sasswood (Erythrophleum ivorense) Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.) Tasmanian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus globulus) Jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata) Yellowheart (Euxylophora paraensis) Gmelina (Gmelina) Ramin (Gonystylus) Agba / Tola (Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum) Benge / Bubinga (Guibourtia arnoldiana) Logwood / Campeche (Haematoxylum campechianum) Hevea / Rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) Pilon / Suradan (Hyeronima alchorneoides) Jatoba / Brazilian cherry (Hymenaea courbaril) Angelim Pedra (Hymenolobium petraeum) Greenheart (Chlorocardium rodiei) Iroko / African teak (Chlorophora excelsa / Milicia excelsa) East Indian Satinwood (Chloroxylon swietenia) Merbau (Intsia bijuga) Khaya / African mahogany (Khaya ivorensis) Kempas (Koompassia malaccensis) Asian Satinwood / Pyinma (Lagerstroemia) Marishballi (Licania macrophylla) Lignum vitae / Guayacan (Lignum Vitae) Azobe (Lophira alata) Balata / Massaranduba (Manilkara bidentata) Zebrawood (Microberlinia brazzavillensis) Wenge (Millettia laurentii) Mora / Nato (Mora excelsa) Bilinga / Badi (Nauclea diderrichii) Balsa (Ochroma pyramidale) Amaranth / Purpleheart (Peltogyne purpurea) Afrormosia / Kokrodua (Pericopsis elata) Macawood (Platymiscium yucatanum) Sepetir (Pseudosindora palustris) Sneezewood (Ptaeroxylon obliquum) Padauk (Pterocarpus indicus) Primavera (Roseodendron donnell-smithii) Meranti (Shorea spp.) Dark red meranti (Shorea acuminata) Bangkirai / Yellow balau (Shorea laevifolia) Tanguile (Shorea polysperma) Pacific coast mahogany / Honduras mahogany (Swietenia humilis) Big-Leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) West Indies mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni) Manni (Symphonia globulifera) Ipe / Lapacho / Brazilian walnut (Tabebuia serratifolia) Teak (Tectona grandis) Superb Terminalia / Limba (Terminalia superba) Kalantas / Philippine Mahogany (Toona calantas Syn. Cedrela calantas) Australian red cedar (Toona ciliata) Abachi / Samba / Wawa (Triplochiton scleroxylon) Water gum (Tristaniopsis laurina) Angelim Amargoso (Vatairea sericea) West Indian Satinwood (Zanthoxylum flavum)