Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera)
Common names: Horse Apple, Hedge Apple, Bois d’arc
Distribution : South-central United States
Color/appearance : Heartwood is golden to bright yellow, which inevitably ages to a darker medium brown with time.
Janka hardness: 2620 lbf
Density: 4.5 lbf
Allergies/Toxicity: Sap has been reported to cause dermatitis.
Common Uses: Fence posts, dye, archery bows,musical instruments, turnings, and other small specialty wood items.