Origin of softwood
Examples from the Web for softwood
There were plenty of splinters and ends of softwood that were mine by right of purchase and labour.The Rising of the Court|Henry Lawson
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.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The softwood cutting is made from tissue which is still growing, or at least from that which is not dormant.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
Its range is more restricted than that of any other American softwood.