- spruce or other soft wood suitable for making paper.
Origin of pulpwood
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As a pulpwood, white spruce is in demand wherever it is available.
It is light, weak and not durable, and is used for pulpwood, fruit-crates and berry boxes.Forest Trees of Illinois
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About three per cent of all the pulpwood cut in the United States in 1910 was from this species.
There is another class consisting of low-grade work, such as common lumber, pulpwood, and the like.
The lower grades go as common lumber and small trees are cut for pulpwood.
- pine, spruce, or any other soft wood used to make paper
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