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List of U.S. state flowers


List of U.S. state flowers

This is a list of U.S. state flowers:

State Common name Scientific name Image Year
Alabama Camellia
(state flower)
Camellia japonica 1959
Oak-leaf hydrangea
(state wildflower)
Hydrangea quercifolia 1999[2]
Alaska Forget-me-not Myosotis alpestris 1917 [3]
Arizona Saguaro cactus blossom Carnegiea gigantea 1931[4]
Arkansas Apple blossom Malus 1901[5]
California California poppy Eschscholzia californica 1903[6]
Colorado Rocky Mountain columbine Aquilegia caerulea 1899[7]
Connecticut Mountain laurel Kalmia latifolia 1907[8]
Delaware Peach blossom Prunus persica 1953[9]
Florida Orange blossom Citrus sinensis Orange blossom 1909[10]
Tickseed (state wildflower) Coreopsis spp. 1991
Georgia Cherokee rose (state floral emblem) Rosa laevigata 1916
Azalea (state wildflower) Rhododendron
Hawaii Hawaiian hibiscus
(maʻo hau hele)
Hibiscus brackenridgei
Idaho Syringa, mock orange Philadelphus lewisii 1931
Illinois Violet Viola 1907[11]
Indiana Peony Paeonia
Iowa Wild prairie rose Rosa arkansana
Kansas Sunflower Helianthus annuus
Kentucky Goldenrod Solidago gigantea 1926[12]
Louisiana Magnolia
(state flower)
Magnolia 1900
Louisiana iris
(state wildflower)
Iris giganticaerulea
Maine White pine cone and tassel Pinus strobus 1895
Maryland Black-eyed susan Rudbeckia hirta 1918[13]
Massachusetts Mayflower Epigaea repens 1918
Michigan Apple blossom
(state flower)
Malus 1897 [14]
Dwarf lake iris
(state wildflower)
Iris lacustris 1998
Minnesota Pink and white lady's slipper Cypripedium reginae 1893
Mississippi Magnolia
(state flower)
(state wildflower)
Missouri Hawthorn Crataegus
Montana Bitterroot Lewisia rediviva 1895
Nebraska Goldenrod Solidago gigantea
Nevada Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata
New Hampshire Purple lilac Syringa vulgaris 1919
New Jersey Violet Viola sororia
New Mexico Yucca flower Yucca 1927
New York Rose Rosa
North Carolina Flowering dogwood Cornus florida 1941[15]
North Dakota Wild prairie rose Rosa blanda
or arkansana
Ohio Scarlet carnation
(state flower)
Dianthus caryophyllus 1953 [16]
Large white trillium
(state wild flower)
Trillium grandiflorum 1987[17]
Oklahoma Oklahoma rose
(state flower)
(state floral emblem)
Phoradendron serotinum
Indian blanket
(state wildflower)
Gaillardia pulchella
Oregon Oregon grape Berberis aquifolium
Pennsylvania Mountain laurel
(state flower)
Kalmia latifolia 1933[18]
Penngift crown vetch
(beautification and
conservation plant)
Coronilla varia 1982[18]
Rhode Island Violet Viola 1968
South Carolina Yellow jessamine Gelsemium sempervirens 1924[19]
(state wildflower)
Solidago altissima 2003[20]
South Dakota Pasque flower Pulsatilla hirsutissima
Tennessee Iris
(state cultivated flower)
Iris 1933
Purple passionflower
(state wildflower)
Passiflora incarnata 1919
Texas Bluebonnet sp. Lupinus sp. 1901
in 1971)
Utah Sego lily Calochortus nuttallii 1911[21]
Vermont Red clover Trifolium pratense 1894
Virginia American dogwood Cornus florida
Washington Coast rhododendron Rhododendron macrophyllum 1892
West Virginia Rhododendron Rhododendron maximum
Wisconsin Wood violet Viola papilionacea Wood Violet 1909[23]
Wyoming Indian paintbrush Castilleja linariifolia 1917.[24][25]

See also


  1. ^ "State Flower of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors.  
  2. ^ "State Wildflower of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors.  
  3. ^ Legislative Affairs Agency, State of Alaska. "Alaska State Legislature Roster of Members, 1913-2013" (PDF). State of Alaska. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 41, Chapter 4.1, Article 5, Section 41-855". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  5. ^ "Arkansas State Floral Emblem Flower". Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  6. ^ "California Government Code, General Provisions, Title 1, Division 2, Section 421". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  7. ^ "Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  8. ^ "The General Statutes of Connecticut, Title 3, Chapter 3, Section 3-108". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  9. ^ "The Delaware Code, Title 29, Chapter 3, Section 308.". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  10. ^ "Florida State Symbols". 
  11. ^ "State Symbols". State of Illinois. 
  12. ^ "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. Retrieved 2007-07-02. 
  13. ^ "Fiscal and Policy Notes (HB 345)" (PDF). Department of Legislative Services - Maryland General Assembly. 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-13. 
  14. ^ "Michigan State Flower". Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  15. ^ "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  16. ^ "Ohio Revised Code 5.02". Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  17. ^ "Ohio Revised Code 5.021". Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  18. ^ a b Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: State Symbols Archived February 5, 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ "State Symbols and Emblems"SC Statehouse Student's web page, .  
  20. ^ "State Emblems, Pledge to the Flag, Official Observances"South Carolina Code of Laws, .  
  21. ^ Utah State Flower - Sego Lily from "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08.
  22. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11. 
  23. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  24. ^ "Castilleja linariaefolia"Wyoming State Flower Indian Paintbrush . Netstate. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  25. ^ "Wyoming Statute 8-3-104". Wyoming Statutes. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 

External links

  • USDA list of state trees and flowers
  • List of state flowers
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