GPS Coordinates: 40.026765, -75.312931
The wood of the Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea) contains a yellow dye that distinctively colors the heartwood and gives rise to the common name of yellowwood. It is a medium-sized, deciduous tree of the legume family that typically grows 30-50’ tall with upright branching and a broad, rounded crown. It is noted for its pinnately compound foliage, panicles of fragrant white spring flowers, autumn seed pods and yellow fall color. The species is native to the southeastern U.S.