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Four to 8 inches long, and its buds are hairy, not smooth. Maine to Minn, and south to Gulf. . White Elm . Slippery " 3- Cork 4. Wahoo " Osage Orange, Bois d'arc, Bodarc or Bow-Wood {Toxylon pomiferum) A small tree, rarely 60 feet high. Originally from the middle Mississippi Valley, now widely introduced as a hedge tree. Famous for supplying the best bows in America east of the Rockies. Wood is bright orange; very hard, elastic, enduring and heavy. Leaves 3 to 6 inches long. A cubic foot weighs 48 lbs.