||Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)
||Also known as aspen and trembling aspen.
||Grows in north-eastern and north-central United States.
||Straight grained with a fine, uniform texture. Grayish white to grayish brown heartwood and lighter-colored sapwood. Often sold as poplar or cottonwood.
||Soft, light, and low in strength, stiffness, decay resistance and shock resistance. Dents very easily.
||Easily worked by hand or machine tools. Turns reasonably well.
||Used for pallets, boxes, matches, turned articles, veneer, particleboard, and pulpwood.