Young woods in draw between ridges. Tilia americana, Populus grandidentata, many Juglans nigra and a few J. cinerea, with Podophyllum peltatum, Staphylea trifolia.
Tree 20 m. tall, 23 cm. in diameter. Voucher for wood specimens at Kw, Lw, MADw, MEXUw, RSAw. A blue-green stain appears at junction of heartwood and sapwood soon after cutting. Inner bark yellowish; sapwood pale tan, the transition abrupt to very dark brown heartwood.