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

State Common name Scientific name Image Year
Alabama Camellia
(state flower)
Camellia japonica Camellia japonica flower 2.jpg 1959
Oak-leaf hydrangea
(state wildflower)
Hydrangea quercifolia Hydrangea quercifolia BhamBotGdn.jpg 1999[2]
Alaska Forget-me-not Myosotis alpestris Forget-me-not close 600.jpg 1917 [3]
American Samoa Paogo (Ulafala) Pandanus tectorius Pandanus tectorius.jpg 1973[4]
Arizona Saguaro cactus blossom Carnegiea gigantea Carnegiea gigantea (Saguaro cactus) blossoms.jpg 1931[5]
Arkansas Apple blossom Malus Appletree bloom l.jpg 1901[6]
California California poppy Eschscholzia californica California poppy.jpg 1903[7]
Colorado Rocky Mountain columbine Aquilegia coerulea Columbine Arapahoe Pass Trail Boulder County Colorado.jpg 1899[8]
Connecticut Mountain laurel Kalmia latifolia Kalmia latifolia2.jpg 1907[9]
Delaware Peach blossom Prunus persica Peach flowers.jpg 1953[10]
District of Columbia American Beauty Rose Rosa Rosa American Beauty illustration.jpg 1925[4]
Florida Orange blossom Citrus sinensis Orange blossom 1909[11]
Tickseed (state wildflower) Coreopsis spp. Coreopsis gladiata 1991
Georgia Cherokee rose (state floral emblem) Rosa laevigata Cherokee rose.jpg 1916
Azalea (state wildflower) Rhododendron Redazalea.jpg
Guam Bougainvillea spectabilis Bougainvillea spectabilis Starr 030418-0058 Bougainvillea spectabilis.jpg 1968[4]
Hawaii Hawaiian hibiscus
(maʻo hau hele)
Hibiscus brackenridgei Maohauhele.jpg 1988[12]
Idaho Syringa, mock orange Philadelphus lewisii Lewis's Mock-orange NFUW - Umatilla NF Oregon.jpg 1931
Illinois Violet Viola Viola sororia.jpg 1907[13]
Indiana Peony Paeonia Paeonia 19.jpg
Iowa Wild prairie rose Rosa arkansana Rosa arkansana.jpg
Kansas Sunflower Helianthus annuus A sunflower.jpg
Kentucky Goldenrod Solidago gigantea Solidago virgaurea minuta0.jpg 1926[14]
Louisiana Magnolia
(state flower)
Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora3.jpg 1900
Louisiana iris
(state wildflower)
Iris giganticaerulea Blue Iris at Jean Lafitte Barataria Unit (cropped).jpg
Maine White pine cone and tassel Pinus strobus Pinus strobus cones.JPG 1895
Maryland Black-eyed susan Rudbeckia hirta Rudbeckia hirta Indian Summer.JPG 1918[15]
Massachusetts Mayflower Epigaea repens Trailing arbutus.jpg 1918
Michigan Apple blossom
(state flower)
Malus Appletree bloom l.jpg 1897


Dwarf lake iris
(state wildflower)
Iris lacustris Dwarf Lake Iris (Iris lacustris) (4719619035).jpg 1998
Minnesota Pink and white lady's slipper Cypripedium reginae Cypripedium reginae Orchi 004.jpg 1893
Mississippi Magnolia
(state flower)
Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora3.jpg
(state wildflower)
Coreopsis Coreopsis7222.jpg
Missouri Hawthorn Crataegus Common hawthorn flowers.jpg
Montana Bitterroot Lewisia rediviva Lewisia rediviva 4.jpg 1895
Nebraska Goldenrod Solidago gigantea Solidago virgaurea minuta0.jpg
Nevada Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata Sagebrush.jpg
New Hampshire Purple lilac Syringa vulgaris Lilac (2).jpg 1919
New Jersey Violet Viola sororia Viola sororia.jpg
New Mexico Yucca flower Yucca Yucca filamentosa.jpg 1927
New York Rose Rosa Rosa sp.163.jpg
North Carolina Flowering dogwood (state flower) Cornus florida Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida Yellow Flowers 3008px.JPG 1941[17]
Carolina lily (state wildflower) Lilium michauxii Carolina Lily.jpg 2003[18]
North Dakota Wild prairie rose Rosa blanda
or arkansana
Rosa arkansana.jpg
Northern Mariana Islands Flores mayo Plumeria Frangipani flowers.jpg 1979[4]
Ohio Scarlet carnation
(state flower)
Dianthus caryophyllus Red Carnation NGM XXXI p507.jpg 1953 [19]
Large white trillium
(state wild flower)
Trillium grandiflorum White Trillium Trillium grandiflorum Flower 2613px.jpg 1987[20]
Oklahoma Oklahoma rose
(state flower)
Rosa Rose, Oklahoma - Flickr - nekonomania.jpg
(state floral emblem)
Phoradendron serotinum American Mistletoe (NGM XXXI p514).jpg
Indian blanket
(state wildflower)
Gaillardia pulchella Firewheel or Indian Blanket with a Spider at the back.jpg
Oregon Oregon grape Mahonia aquifolium Mahonia aquifolium3.jpg
Pennsylvania Mountain laurel
(state flower)
Kalmia latifolia Kalmia latifolia2.jpg 1933[21]
Penngift crown vetch
(beautification and
conservation plant)
Coronilla varia Securigera varia bgiu.jpg 1982[21]
Puerto Rico Maga Thespesia grandiflora Flower of the maga tree.jpg
Rhode Island Violet Viola Viola sororia.jpg 1968
South Carolina Yellow jessamine Gelsemium sempervirens Gelsemium sempervirensCDP140CA.jpg 1924[22]
(state wildflower)
Solidago altissima Solidago virgaurea minuta0.jpg 2003[23]
South Dakota Pasque flower Pulsatilla hirsutissima Pulsatilla vulgaris-700px.jpg
Tennessee Iris
(state cultivated flower)
Iris Iris 'Gene Wild' 2007-05-13 383.jpg 1933
Purple passionflower
(state wildflower)
Passiflora incarnata OQ Passion flower.jpg 1919
Texas Bluebonnet sp. Lupinus sp. Texas Bluebonnet (Lupinus texensis).jpg 1901
in 1971)
Utah Sego lily Calochortus nuttallii Sego lily cm.jpg 1911[24]
Vermont Red clover Trifolium pratense Red clover closeup.jpg 1894
Virgin Islands Yellow Elder Tecoma stans Yellow elder.jpg 1934[4]
Virginia American dogwood Cornus florida Benthamidia florida2.jpg
Washington Coast rhododendron Rhododendron macrophyllum Rhododendron macrophyllum.JPG 1892
West Virginia Rhododendron Rhododendron maximum Rhododendron-by-eiffel-public-domain-20040617.jpg
Wisconsin Wood violet Viola papilionacea Wood Violet 1909[26]
Wyoming Indian paintbrush Castilleja linariifolia Indian Paintbrush in Grand Teton NP-NPS.jpg 1917.[27][28]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "State Flower of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2006-04-27. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  2. ^ "State Wildflower of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives and History. 2004-05-27. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  3. ^ Legislative Affairs Agency, State of Alaska. "Alaska State Legislature Roster of Members, 1913-2013" (PDF). State of Alaska. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e State Botanical Symbols. Alan McPherson. Google Books. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 41, Chapter 4.1, Article 5, Section 41-855". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  6. ^ "Arkansas State Floral Emblem Flower". Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  7. ^ "California Government Code, General Provisions, Title 1, Division 2, Section 421". Archived from the original on 2009-07-14. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  8. ^ "Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration". Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  9. ^ "The General Statutes of Connecticut, Title 3, Chapter 3, Section 3-108". Archived from the original on 2009-08-13. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  10. ^ "The Delaware Code, Title 29, Chapter 3, Section 308". Archived from the original on 2009-05-31. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  11. ^ "Florida State Symbols". Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. 
  12. ^
  13. ^ "State Symbols". State of Illinois. 
  14. ^ "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. Archived from the original on 2011-01-28. Retrieved 2007-07-02. 
  15. ^ "Fiscal and Policy Notes (HB 345)" (PDF). Department of Legislative Services - Maryland General Assembly. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2010-03-13. 
  16. ^ "Michigan State Flower". Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  17. ^ "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  18. ^ "Carolina Lily State Wildflower | State Symbols USA". Retrieved 2018-07-08. 
  19. ^ "Ohio Revised Code 5.02". Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  20. ^ "Ohio Revised Code 5.021". Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  21. ^ a b Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: State Symbols Archived February 5, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  22. ^ "SC Statehouse Student's web page, State Symbols and Emblems". South Carolina General Assembly. Archived from the original on 2007-06-22. Retrieved 2007-07-16. 
  23. ^ "South Carolina Code of Laws, State Emblems, Pledge to the Flag, Official Observances". South Carolina General Assembly. Archived from the original on 2007-06-30. Retrieved 2007-07-16. 
  24. ^ Utah State Flower - Sego Lily from "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08.
  25. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11. 
  26. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  27. ^ "Wyoming State Flower Indian Paintbrush Castilleja linariaefolia". Netstate. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  28. ^ "Wyoming Statute 8-3-104". Wyoming Statutes. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 

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