The forest is largely composed of conifers, most notably the Black Fir. The Black Fir has a distincitve black bark. These trees are what give the forest it’s name as when seen from afar the forest has a dark tinge. This forest is the primary source of Ivybrook’s income. Ivybrook was orignally a lumber colony which grew to become a prosperous town due to it’s location at a junction of trade routes.
Numerous crossing points to the feywild dot the Blackwall. Fey creature use these crossing to come to the natural world. Sometimes unsuspecting travellers go through these crossings and end up in the feywild.