EVERY CAMPING GUIDER SHOULD LEARN THIS POEM BY
These hardwoods burn well and slowly:
Ash, beech, hawthorn, oak and holly
Softwoods flare up quick and fine:
Birch, fir, hazel, larch and pine
Elm and willow you'll regret,
Chestnut green and sycamore wet.
... a longer poem can be found here