Figured Elm (Ulmus americana)
Common Names: American Elm, Soft Elm, Water Elm
Distribution: Eastern to Midwest United States
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is light to medium reddish brown. Paler sapwood is usually well defined.
Janka Hardness: 830 lbf
Density: 2.92 lb./b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Most common reactions simply include eye and skin irritation.
Common Uses: Boxes, baskets, furniture, hockey sticks, veneer, wood pulp and papermaking