From the forests of the South and South East coast of the United States, the Carolina Pine Tree loses its lower branches as it grows. It is red to orange at core. This wood has a unique character by its color and grain. The sapwood is ranging from white to a yellowish tone, and the core wood from yellow to reddish brown. Its color quickly darkens when exposed to light, to take a coppery complexion. The wood is heavy rather rigid and impact-resistant, it is exceptionally strong. It is used for carpentry, flooring and decorative panels. Its texture is fine and the patterns can vary from clear to knotty.