Pecan (Carya illinoinensis)
Common Name: Pecan
Distribution: South-Central United States and Mexico
Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be light to medium brown, with a reddish hue; sapwood is a paler yellowish brown.
Janka Hardness: 1,820 lbf
Density: 3.84 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 Pecan wood
Common Uses: Tool handles, ladder rungs, wheel spokes and flooring.