LATIN NAME: Liriodendron tulipifera
OTHER COMMON NAMES: yellow poplar, tulip poplar, canary whitewood; not to be confused with European or Chinese poplar
Common Thicknesses are 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4
Janka Hardness Value: 540
Commercially American Tulip wood is one of the most prolific hardwood species from the U.S. hardwood forests and is unique to North America, having been eliminated in Europe by the last ice age.