Official State Flowers and State Trees


The Rose: Official Floral Emblem of The United States

On September 23, 1986, the House of Representatives passed a
joint resolution naming the rose as the "national floral emblem"
of the United States. The Senate had passed the resolution in 1985.

President Ronald Reagan signed the resolution into law on
October 7, 1986 in a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden.

On November 20, 1986, President Reagan signed Proclamation 5574:
The National Floral Emblem of the United States of America: The Rose.



Official State Trees and Flowers

The first line is the state, second line is the
official state tree, the third line is the official state flower.

Alabama
longleaf pine
camelia

Alaska
Sitka spruce
Flower forget-me-not

Arizona
palo verde
saguaro cactus blossom

Arkansas
lobolly pine
apple blossom

California
California redwood
California poppy

Colorado
Colorado blue spruce
Rocky Mountain columbine

Connecticut
white oak
mountain laurel

District of Columbia
scarlet oak
American Beauty rose

Delaware
American holly
peach blossom

Florida
sabal palm
orange blossom

Georgia
oak
Cherokee rose

Hawaii
kukui or candlenut
pua aloalo

Idaho
western white pine
syringa mock orange

Illinois
white oak
purple violet

Indiana
tulip tree
peony

Iowa
oak
wild prairie rose

Kansas
cottonwood
sunflower

Kentucky
tulip poplar
goldenrod

Louisiana
bald cypress
magnolia

Maine
eastern white pine
eastern white pine tassel and cone

Maryland
white oak
black-eyed Susan

Massachusetts
American elm
mayflower

Michigan
eastern white pine
apple blossom

Minnesota
red pine
pink and white ladyslipper

Mississippi
magnolia
magnolia

Missouri
flowering dogwood
hawthorn

Montana
ponderosa pine
bitterroot

Nebraska
cottonwood
goldenrod

Nevada
singleleaf pinyon
sagebrush

New Hampshire
white birch
purple lilac

New Jersey
northern red oak
violet

New Mexico
pinyon
yucca

New York
sugar maple
rose

North Carolina
longleaf pine
American dogwood

North Dakota
American elm
wild prairie rose

Ohio
buckeye
scarlet carnation

Oklahoma
redbud
mistletoe

Oregon
Douglas fir
Oregon grape

Pennsylvania
eastern hemlock
mountain laurel

Rhode Island
red maple
violet

South Carolina
palmetto
yellow jessamine

South Dakota
Black Hills spruce
pasque flower

Tennessee
tulip poplar
iris

Texas
pecan
Texas bluebonnet

Utah
blue spruce
sego lily

Vermont
sugar maple
red clover

Virginia
flowering dogwood
flowering dogwood

Washington
western hemlock
coast rhododendron

West Virginia
sugar maple
rhododendron

Wisconsin
sugar maple
wood violet

Wyoming
plains cottonwood
Indian paintbrush






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