Common name(s): Jeffrey Pine, Jeffrey’s Pine, Yellow Pine, Black Pine
Botanical name:Pinus jeffreyi
Synonymous:Pinus deflexa, Pinus jeffreyi var. deflexa, Pinus ponderosa var. jeffreyi, Pinus ponderosa ssp. jeffreyi, Pinus jeffreyi var. baja-californica
Distribution: East coast of North America, south Oregon down to north Mexico
Description: Like almost any Pine, the sapwood is pale yellow to creamy with darker yellow-brownish stripes and the heartwood is darker reddish-pink with darker stripes. Endgrain has some pores and the wood may contain pockets of pitch inclusions.
Fun facts: It is named in honor of its botanist documenter John Jeffrey.