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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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  ID T Name Actions
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.
203 Abies Balsamea (Linnaeus) Miller
Abies balsamea tree with cones, Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota
Attribution: By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (http://www.fws.gov/midwest/sherburne/ABBA1.HTM) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abies_balsamea.jpg
208 Abies Concolor (Gordon And Glendening) Hoopes
Abies Concolor, White Fir in Yosemite National Park.

Attribution: By Puncsos [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abies_concolor_Yosemite_NP.jpg
215 Abies Grandis (Douglas) Lindley
Mature Abies grandis and Picea breweriana in the Siskiyou Mountains, extreme N California
Reference: Abies Grandis (Grand Fir) Description. https://www.conifers.org/pi/Abies_grandis.php. Accessed 14 Oct. 2018.
220 Abies Procera Rehder
Top of a Noble Fir at Sherrard Point, Palmer, Multnomah Co., Oregon
Reference: “File:Abies Procera Top Sherrard Point.Jpg.” Encyclopedia of Life, http://eol.org/data_objects/27744884. Accessed 20 Oct. 2018.
351 Anatomy Of A Tree
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
348 Atlantic White Cedar Foliage And Seed Cones
Atlantic White Cypress Chamaecyparis thyoides foliage and cones, Franklin Parker Reserve, Chatsworth, New Jersey.
Attribution: John B. from Highland Park, NJ, United States [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Atlantic_White_Cypress_Chatsworth_NJ_1.jpg
285 Bald Cypress Cones
Cones of Bald Cypress tree
Reference: File:Baldcypress Cone.Jpg - Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Baldcypress_cone.jpg. Accessed 28 Dec. 2018.
283 Bald Cypress Foliage
Picture of some leaves on a Bald Cypress
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bald_Cypress_Leaves_2264px.jpg
Attribution: Photo by and (c)2006 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) [GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html) or CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], from Wikimedia Commons
287 Bald Cypress Grove
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.

References

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