Species

SPECIES

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

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

Hardwood Sawtimber Distribution by Species Group - Pie Chart

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Hardwood Sawtimber Species Data – 2012

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

HARDWOOD MILLION BOARD FEET
Yellow Poplar 16,171
Select Red Oaks 9,404
Select White Oaks 8,932
Other White Oaks 8,178
Other Red Oaks 7,298
Soft Maple 6,325
Hard Maple 5,163
Hickory 5,020
Beech 3,564
Black Cherry 3,318
Basswood 2,834
Ash 2,214
Yellow Birch 551
Black Walnut 470
Tupelo and Black Gum 743
Cotton-Wood and Aspen 337
Other Eastern Soft Hardwoods 16,171
TOTAL 85,630

Yellow Poplar

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Other White Oaks

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Other Red Oaks

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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