We features lots of sustainably sourced wood furniture here on Inhabitat, and for good reason – wood is a durable, natural, renewable resource that literally grows on trees. But there’s hundreds of different kinds of wood out there – do you know which types are best for which applications, which grow locally near you, and which should be avoided at all costs? This new infographic from Furniture UK compares some of the most popular wood types so you can make informed buying decisions while furnishing your home – check it out after the break!

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+ Furniture UK