Also known as White Oak and Quercus alba, this is one of the largest trees in eastern and central North America. It typically reaches heights of 80 to 100 feet at maturity, and its canopy can become quite massive. White oak bark is whitish or light gray, varying from scaly to irregularly platy or ridged and furrowed. The wood is typically light brown in color with paler sapwood. It has a specific gravity of 0.7470 and a weight of 46.35 lbs per cubic foot. This open grained, strong wood is one of the best for furniture and hardwood flooring. Uses also include Acoustic guitar back and sides, picture frames, fancy boxes, and other fine articles

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