Sassafras, Golden Elm, Smelling Stick
Red Elm, Ash
Widely distributed in North America, particularly from Southeast Canada in the eastern region of the USA to beyond Florida.
Preferred for exterior purposes such as for building boats, ships, bridges and docks as well as for cabinets and also used in joineries, carpenter shops and turneries. The wood is primarily of local significance in the USA. It has never established itself in Europe.