Alder : Alnus glutinosa
Alder tends to be a light tan to reddish brown; color darkens and reddens with age. Alder has closed pores, and a fine, even grain. The grain is usually straight, but can also be wild or irregular depending on the growth form of each individual tree.
Origin: Coastal western North America
Janka Hardness: 590 lbf (2,620 N)