Synonymous:Cedrus libani ssp. atlantica, Cedrus libani var. atlantica
Distribution: Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco
Description: Very light and soft wood with clear straight grain. Cream to light brown heartwood and a pale yellowish white sapwood. It has a smooth texture that takes a shiny finish when cut. A sweet odour is present and becomes quite strong when worked.
Fun facts: Atlas Cedar is one of the one or five true Cedars. One of the woods used to line cigar boxes and humidors.