Latin name: Liquidambar styraciflua
Common name(s): American Red Gum, Sweet Gum, Hazel Pine
Sources: USA to Central America
Characteristics: Pinkish white sapwood contrasting with reddish brown heartwood with dark streaks usually present. Interlocked grain may produce striped and occasionally mottled figure appearance.
Common cuts: Plain sliced, Rotary cut
Uses: Cabinetry, millwork, paneling, fine furniture, flooring, and molding.