Some which are classed as hardwoods are softer than some in the softwood list.
Longleaf pine is as widely used as any softwood in this country.
There were plenty of splinters and ends of softwood that were mine by right of purchase and labour.
softwood or greenwood Cuttings are always rooted under cover; that is, in a greenhouse, coldframe or dwelling house.
The medullary rays are numerous, and for a softwood they are prominent.
The softwood cutting is made from tissue which is still growing, or at least from that which is not dormant.
It is apparent, therefore, that the terms hardwood and softwood are commercial rather than scientific.
Since softwood trees bear cones, they are called coniferous trees.
Its range is more restricted than that of any other American softwood.
Needleleaf, softwood, conifer, and evergreen trees are the same.