The central portion of a branch, formed in the first year of growth and often visibly differentiated from the surrounding wood in color and/or texture. The pith may be circular in cross-section or it may be angled or roughly star-shaped.
The center or inside of a twig, branch, or stem is called the "pith". The kind of wood in the pith is often different than the kind of wood around the outside. In some species, the pith has some really weird properties. It might be a different color, or be really soft, or even have chambers. [To return to previous page, click your browser's BACK button then scroll through the page to your last location
helmet topee or a lightweight helmet-shaped hat made of pith or cork placket multiple layers of fabric that are used to attach buttons to button holes, which in turn creates the opening & closer for shirts.
Principal, Interest, Taxes, Heating and half of Condo Fees, if applicable. Otherwise known as your "shelter expenses". This is a basic component of the ratios used to determine whether or not you qualify.