Species

SPECIES

A breakdown of the species groups by Billion Board Feet found in West Virginia:

Hardwood Sawtimber Distribution by Species Group,
Measured by Billion Board Feet

Hardwood Sawtimber Species Data – 2017

Select a hardwood from the list below to view a map of sawtimber acreage distribution through the Hardwood Alliance Zone.

HARDWOOD BILLION BOARD FEET
Yellow Poplar 5.09
Select Red Oaks 4.17
Select White Oaks 2.29
Other White Oaks 2.55
Other Red Oaks 1.52
Soft Maple 3.49
Hard Maple 2.31
Hickory 1.38
Beech 1.02
Basswood 1.09
Ash .67
Yellow Birch .48
Black Walnut .13
Tupelo and Black Gum .21
Cotton-Wood and Aspen .08
Other Eastern Soft Hardwoods 3.24
TOTAL 31.83

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Soft Maple

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Hard Maple

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Hickory

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Beech

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Ash

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For an interactive map of West Virginia’s Forestry, visit the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Geological Survey map: http://gis1.usgs.gov/csas/gap/viewer/land_cover/Map.aspx