hard pine

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yellow pine

A hard resinous wood of the longleaf pine tree, having dark bands of summer-wood alternating with lighter-colored springwood; used as flooring and in general construction.
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The book "Textbook of Wood Technology" which details the structure, identification, uses and properties of American and Canadian commercial woods, makes note that the yellow or hard pines of "southeastern and eastern United States cannot be separated on the basis of wood structure; in the trade, southern pine is usually marketed according to density.