Monday, June 3, 2013

Pecan (Carya Illinoinensis)

Status: Secure and available.

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Native to Southern and Central United States and Mexico, these members of the Juglandaceae family (Carya) can grow to 130 feet in height and 4 feet in diameter. .

Color is Light Brown with Darker Reddish Brown streaks

Medium texture, Difficult to work but turns well.  Specific Gravity: .60-.74. Avg. Dry Weight:  46 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Flooring, Tool Handles, ladders.

Pecan (Carya Illinoinensis)

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