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Sweetgum - an American woodAuthor(s): C. B. Briscoe
Source: Research Paper SFES-RP-266. Stoneville, MS: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionSweetgum grows throughout most of the eastern United States and sporadically throughout Mexico and Central America. The wood is moderately heavy, even-textured, and it machines moderately well. It is used for a variety of purposes, with furniture, plywood, containers, and pulp absorbing the most volume. Growth is good, but supplies are slowly diminishing because the best sites are being taken out of forests.
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CitationBriscoe, C. B. 1973. Sweetgum - an American wood. Research Paper SFES-RP-266. Stoneville, MS: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
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