Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)


Common Names: Quaking Aspen


Distribution: Canada and Northern United States


Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be a light brown. Wide sapwood is a pale yellow to nearly white.


Janka Hardness: 350 lbf


Density: 2.2 lb/b.f.


Allergies/Toxicity: Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Aspen


Controlled species: CITES: no, IUCN: no


Common Uses: Boxes/crates, veneer, plywood, and various utility purposes