If I had to use only one wood for smoking, it would be cherry.
That being said, I don't have to, so I also use sugar maple, pecan, oak, apple, hickory and corn cobs as the mood strikes me.
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
Former KCBS CBJ
Large and Medium Big Green Eggs , Black 18.5" WSM, Blue Weber Performer - Stainless, Green Weber OTG Kettle , Brinkmann SnP Pro, and a Stainless UDS. One retired Portable Kitchen grill.
Red Thermapen, Maverick ET-732, EdgePro Apex Sharpener.
Avatar is the original 1951 Weber Kettle