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List of South Dakota state symbols

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List of South Dakota state symbols

This is a list of the official state symbols of the U.S. State of South Dakota.[1][2]


Type Symbol Year Image
Flag Flag of the State of South Dakota 1992 South Dakota flag
Seal Great Seal of the State of South Dakota 1885 South Dakota State Seal
Motto Under God, the people rule
Nickname The Mount Rushmore State
Slogan Great Faces. Great Places. 1990


Type Symbol Year Image
Bird Ring-necked pheasant
Phasianus colchicus
Flower American pasque flower
Pulsatilla vulgaris
Tree Black Hills spruce
Picea glauca var. densata
Animal Coyote
Canis latrans
Fish Walleye
Sander vitreus vitreus
Insect Western honey bee
Apis mellifera
Grass Western wheat grass 1970[3]
Fossil Triceratops 1988[3]


Type Symbol Year Image
Mineral: Rose quartz 1966[3]
Gemstone Fairburn agate 1966[3]
Soil Houdek loam 1990


Type Symbol Year Image
Drink Milk 1986[3]
Sport Rodeo 2003[3]
Dessert Kuchen 2000[3]
Song "Hail, South Dakota!" 1943
Bread Fry bread 2005[3]
Jewelry Black Hills gold 1988[3]

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ S.D. Codified Laws, Chapter 1-6.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n

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