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Common Name Species Namesort descending Pounds/Cord MBTU/Cord
FIR, BALSAM Abies balsamea 2,125 13.2
FIR, CONCOLOR (WHITE) Abies concolor 2,295 14.2
MAPLE, BIG LEAF Acer macrophyllum 2,890 17.9
BOXELDER (MAPLE ASH) Acer negundo 2,890 17.9
MAPLE, BLACK Acer nigrum 3,400 21.1
MAPLE, RED Acer rubrum 3,230 20.0
MAPLE, SILVER Acer saccharinum 2,805 17.4
MAPLE, SUGAR Acer saccharum 3,740 23.2
BUCKEYE, OHIO Aesculus glabra 1,955 12.1
ALDER, RED OR WHITE Alnus rubra or rhombifolia 2,380 14.8
MADRONE, PACIFIC (ARBUTUS) Arbutus menziesii 3,825 23.7
BIRCH, YELLOW Betula alleghaniensis 3,570 22.1
BIRCH, BLACK Betula lenta 3,910 24.2
BIRCH, WHITE (PAPER) Betula papyrifera 3,230 20.0
BIRCH, GRAY Betula populifolia 3,145 19.5
BEECH, BLUE (IRONWOOD) Carpinus caroliniana 3,825 23.7
HICKORY, BITTERNUT Carya cordiformis 3,825 23.7
HICKORY, SHAGBARK Carya ovata 4,080 25.3
CATALPA (CATAWBA) Catalpa speciosa 2,380 14.8
HACKBERRY Celtis occidentalis 3,145 19.5
DOGWOOD, PACIFIC Cornus nuttallii 3,995 24.8
PERSIMMON, AMERICAN Diospyros virginiana 4,165 25.8
EUCALYPTUS (RED GUM) Eucalyptus camaldulensis 2,975 18.4
BEECH, AMERICAN Fagus grandifolia 3,655 22.7
ASH, WHITE Fraxinus americana 3,485 21.6
ASH, OREGON Fraxinus latifolia 3,230 20.0
ASH, BLACK Fraxinus nigra 2,890 17.9
ASH, GREEN Fraxinus pennsylvanica 3,400 21.1
LOCUST, HONEY Gleditsia triacanthos 3,825 23.7
COFFEETREE, KENTUCKY Gymnocladus dioicus 3,060 19.0
HOLLY, AMERICAN Ilex Opaca 3,995 24.8
BUTTERNUT (WHITE WALNUT) Juglans cinerea 2,125 13.2
WALNUT, BLACK Juglans nigra 3,230 20.0
JUNIPER, ROCKY MTN Juniperus scopulorum 3,145 19.5
CEDAR, EASTERN (REDCEDAR) Juniperus virginiana 1,955 12.1
TAMARACK (LARCH) Larix laricina 3,145 19.5
OSAGE ORANGE (HEDGE) Maclura pomifera 4,845 30.0
APPLE Malus domestica 3,485 21.6
MULBERRY Morus rubra 3,740 23.2
BALSA Ochroma pyramidale 935 5.8
HOP HORNBEAM (IRONWOOD) Ostrya virginiana 4,250 26.4
SORREL (SOURWOOD) Oxydendrum arboreum 3,060 19.0
SPRUCE, ENGELMANN Picea engelmannii 1,955 12.1
SPRUCE, BLACK Picea mariana 2,465 15.3
SPRUCE, SITKA Picea sitchensis 2,380 14.8
HEMLOCK Pinaceae tsuga 2,465 15.3
PINE, JACK (CANADIAN) Pinus banksiana 2,380 14.8
PINE, LODGEPOLE Pinus contora latifolia 2,465 15.3
PINE, WHITE (IDAHO) Pinus monticola 2,236 14.3
PINE, PONDEROSA Pinus ponderosa 2,380 14.8
PINE, NORWAY (RED) Pinus resinosa 2,890 17.9
PINE, PITCH Pinus rigida 2,635 17.0
PINE, WHITE (EASTERN) Pinus strobus 2,125 13.2
SYCAMORE, AMERICAN Platanus occidentalis 2,890 17.9
BAMBOO Poaceae bambusoideae 1,615 10.0
ASPEN, AMERICAN (POPLAR) Populus tremuloides 2,210 13.7
COTTONWOOD (POPLAR) Populus trichocarpa 2,040 12.6
COMPRESSED SAWDUST LOGS* Presto homofecit stipes 2,000 17.0
CHERRY, BLACK Prunus serotina 3,145 19.5
FIR, DOUGLAS Pseudotsuga menzies II 2,805 17.4
OAK, WHITE Quercus alba 3,910 24.2
OAK, OREGON (GARRY) Quercus garryana 3,655 22.7
OAK, BUR (MOSSYCUP) Quercus macrocarpa 3,655 22.7
OAK, RED Quercus rubra 3,570 22.1
OAK, POST Quercus stellata 3,825 23.7
LOCUST, BLACK Robinia pseudoacacia 3,740 23.2
WILLOW Salix 2,295 14.2
CEDAR, WHITE (WHITECEDAR) Thuja occidentalis 1,870 11.6
BASSWOOD (LINDEN) Tilia americana 2,210 13.7
ELM, AMERICAN Ulmus americana 2,975 18.4
ELM, WHITE (RUSSIAN) Ulmus laevis 2,890 17.9
ELM, RED Ulmus rubra 3,060 19.0
MYRTLE, OREGON (PEPPERWOOD) Umbellularia californica 3,485 21.6
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