Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)
Common Names: Paper Birch
Distribution: Northern and Central North America
Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be a light reddish brown, with nearly white sapwood.
Janka Hardness: 910 lbf
Density: 3.2 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Common reactions simply include skin and respiratory irritation.
Common Uses: Plywood, boxes, crates, turned objects, interior trim