Other Common Names/Trade Names: White ebony
Scientific Name: Diospyros virginiana
Best Characteristics for Identification: Only semi-ring porous wood with marginal and banded parenchyma. Very dense and hard.
Uses: Turned wood products, golf club heads, specialty items.
General Natural Range: Eastern Texas and Missouri to Atlantic coast. North to New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Identical or Nearly Identical Species: None
Other Species Easily Confused With: None
Means of Distinguishing Similar Species : Not applicable