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Introduction

Wood has been used for thousands of years for fuel, as a construction material, for making tools and weapons, furniture and paper, and as a feed-stock for the production of purified cellulose and its derivatives, such as cellophane and cellulose acetate.1

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Research links

The links provided below are helpful links for our editors to use, they are by no means meant to be the only source. If you find links that are helpful for the research of this subject, please include them below.

https://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/index.php (Forest Products Laboratory)

https://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/ (US Forest Service Tree Search)

Featured project

The American Woods Project

Featured Images

Diagram showing functions of different parts of a tree
Attribution: Courtesy of the New Tree Experts Manual by Richard R. Fenska
Source: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/53535/53535-h/53535-h.htm A grove of Bald Cypress, location unknown
Reference: Baldcypress: King of the Swamp • Arbor Day Blog. https://arbordayblog.org/treeoftheweek/baldcypress-king-swamp/. Accessed 28 Dec. 2018.
The General Sherman tree in Sequoia National Park
Attribution: By Bradluke22 (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:General_Sherman.jpg This juniper is usually found as a large shrub in the Southwest, though it can sometimes grow to be a medium-sized tree in the wild. It features scale-like leaves and reddish-brown cones.
Reference: “Consider a Juniper Tree or Shrub If You Like Evergreen Conifers.” The Spruce, https://www.thespruce.com/twelve-species-juniper-trees-and-shrubs-3269665. Accessed 17 Feb. 2019.

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416 Rocky Mountain Juniper Logs
Reference: “Rocky Mountain Juniper, Utah Juniper, and Western Juniper (Sometimes Referred to as Desert Cedars).” Michael Keller Woodcarving, 12 Oct. 2010, https://whiteeaglestudios.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/rocky-mountain-juniper-utah-juniper-and-western-junipers-sometimes-referred-to-as-desert-cedars-a-carver%e2%80%99s-delight/.
Source: https://whiteeaglestudios.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/rocky-mountain-juniper-utah-juniper-and-western-junipers-sometimes-referred-to-as-desert-cedars-a-carver%E2%80%99s-delight/
413 Rocky Mountain Juniper Foliage
Cones and foliage; also at Bryce Canyon [C. J. Earle, 2015.11.21].
Reference: Juniperus Scopulorum (Rocky Mountain Juniper) Description. https://www.conifers.org/cu/Juniperus_scopulorum.php. Accessed 14 May 2019.
Source: https://www.conifers.org/cu/ju/s/scopulorum09.jpg
414 Rocky Mountain Juniper Pollen Cones
Pollen cones, very nearly ripe; also at Bryce Canyon [C. J. Earle, 2016.05.05].
Reference: Juniperus Scopulorum (Rocky Mountain Juniper) Description. https://www.conifers.org/cu/Juniperus_scopulorum.php. Accessed 14 May 2019.
Source: https://www.conifers.org/cu/ju/s/scopulorum10.jpg
415 Rocky Mountain Juniper Tree Bark
Bark on a tree about 50 cm diameter at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah [C. J. Earle, 2013.12.06].
Reference: Juniperus Scopulorum (Rocky Mountain Juniper) Description. https://www.conifers.org/cu/Juniperus_scopulorum.php. Accessed 14 May 2019.
Source: https://www.conifers.org/cu/ju/s/scopulorum06.jpg
411 Juniperas Scopulorum Sargent
A hardy tree growing on the rim at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah [C. J. Earle, 2015.11.20].
Reference: Juniperus Scopulorum (Rocky Mountain Juniper) Description. https://www.conifers.org/cu/Juniperus_scopulorum.php. Accessed 14 May 2019.
Source: https://www.conifers.org/cu/ju/s/scopulorum03.jpg
407 Giant Sequoias
Giant Sequoias at the Sequoia National Park, California USA
Attribution: Tuxyso [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Giant_sequoias_in_Sequoia_National_Park_2013.jpg
391 California Juniper
This juniper is usually found as a large shrub in the Southwest, though it can sometimes grow to be a medium-sized tree in the wild. It features scale-like leaves and reddish-brown cones.
Reference: “Consider a Juniper Tree or Shrub If You Like Evergreen Conifers.” The Spruce, https://www.thespruce.com/twelve-species-juniper-trees-and-shrubs-3269665. Accessed 17 Feb. 2019.
390 California Juniper Foliage
California Juniper Foliage
Reference: Juniperus Californica, California Juniper, Southwest Desert Flora. http://southwestdesertflora.com/WebsiteFolders/All_Species/Cupressaceae/Juniperus%20californica,%20California%20Juniper.html. Accessed 17 Feb. 2019.
388 Juniperus Californica (Carriere)
California Juniper Juniperus californica, Riverside County, California
Attribution: David McSpadden [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Juniperus_californica_Riverside_County_CA.jpg
386 168. Juniperus Occidentialis, Hook.
Plate No. 168 Juniperus Occidentialis cross section plate.
Reference: An Index to “The American Woods” by Romeyn B. Hough. https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/toc.html. Accessed 17 Feb. 2019.

References

1 Wikipedia contributors. "Wood." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 9 Feb. 2017. Web. 11 Feb. 2017.
 
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