List of State Flowers For ALL 50 States

State Flowers for 50 States


The United States of America has designated official; state flowers, state birds, state trees, state flags, emblems, animals, etc. to serve as a symbol for the 50 states and several United States territories..

Many of these flowers are also brought into the United States from various parts of the world for their beauty and significance.

The rose has been designated by Congress as the national flower of the United States of America..

Some states don't actually have flowers as their significant state flower but they have either a tree, cactus etc to serves as a symbol of that state.

Each state flower reflects either the climate or geography of that state.


Listed below are the United State flowers for the 50 States:



Camellia Alabama State Flower
Camellia Alabama State Flower
Oak-leaf Hydrangea  Alabama State Wild Flowers
Oak-leaf Hydrangea Alabama State Wild Flowers

Alabama


Alabama have two Flowers associated with this state.


Camellia: is Alabama State Flower and was made the state flower in 1959.

In early spring Camellia produces large flowers and is not the native flower of America.

It was imported in America from the warm parts of Asia because of its beauty.


Camellia Flower Meaning - good luck.


Camellia Scientific Name: Camellia Japonica



Oak-Leaf Hydrangea: is Alabama State Wildflower and was made the state wild flower in 1999.


Oak- Leaf Hydrangea Scientific Name: Hydrangea Quercifolia

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Forget-me-not Alaska State Flowers
Forget-me-not Alaska State Flowers

Alaska


Forget-Me-Not: is Alaska State Flower and was made the state flower in 1917.

Forget-me-not was chosen as Alaska territorial flower way before Alaska even became a state, in 1959.


Forget-me-not flower are common wildflowers that bloom on stems from late June into early August.

It is said that the gold in the center of the flower reminds them of the gold mining history of the state.


Forget-me-not Flower Meaning - true love


Forget-Me-Not Scientific Name: Myosotis Alpestris

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Saguaro Cactus Blossom Arizona State Flower
Saguaro Cactus Blossom Arizona State Flower

Arizona


Saguaro Cactus Blossom (also known as Giant Cactus): is Arizona State Flower and was made the state flower in 1901.


Saguaro Cactus Blossom are found only in the southern parts of Arizona.

Its white flowers grow in clusters at the tips of the huge arms. Saguaro cactus blossom, flowers in June and blooms in the night time, which can last into the daytime.


Saguaro Cactus Blossom Flower Meaning - long life


Saguaro Cactus Blossom Scientific Name is: Cereus Giganteus

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Apple Blossom Arkansas State Flower
Apple Blossom Arkansas State Flower

Arkansas


Apple Blossom is Arkansas State Flower and was made the state flower in 1901.


(Apple Blossom is also the state flower of Michigan).


Apple Blossom Flower Meaning - strength, courage


Apple Blossom Scientific Name is: Malus Domestica

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California Poppies California State Flowers
California Poppies California State Flowers

California


California Poppy

(also know as Golden Poppy): is California State Flower and was made the state flower in 1903.


California poppies require the right timing and amount of rainfall in order for poppy seeds to grow into flowers.


Golden Poppy Flower Meaning - sunshine, wealth


California Poppies Scientific Name is: Eschscholzia Californica

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Rocky Mountain Columbine
Rocky Mountain Columbine

Colorado


Rocky Mountain Columbine

(Also known asBlue Columbine): is the Colorado State Flower and was made the state flower in 1899.


Rocky Mountain Columbine blooms from mid-June to mid-August.

Rocky Mountain Columbine Flower Meaning - resolve to win


Rocky Mountain Columbine Scientific Name is: Aguilegia Caerulea

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Mountain Laurel Connecticut State Flower
Mountain Laurel Connecticut State Flower

Connecticut


Mountain Laurel is Connecticut State Flower and was made the Flower in 1907.


(Mountain Laurel is also Pennsylvania State Flower).


The lovely clusters of pinkish-white Mountain Laurel shrubs blossoms in June.


Mountain Laurel Flower Meaning - ambition


Mountain Laurel Scientific Name: Kalmia Latifolia

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Peach Blossom Delaware State Flowers
Peach Blossom Delaware State Flowers

Delaware


Peach Blossom is Delaware State Flower and was made Delaware State Flower in 1985.


Early each spring peach trees blooms with pink blossoms of tiny wild rose.
Its state is one of the major producers of peach.

It is said that the first peach tree was brought to North America by Spanish explorers.


Peach Blossom Flower Meaning - longevity


Peach Blossom Scientific Name: Prunus persica

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American Beauty Rose District Of Columbia State Flower
American Beauty Rose District Of Columbia State Flower

District Of Columbia


American Beauty Rose


Is District of Columbia State Flower.



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Orange Blossom Florida State Flower
Orange Blossom Florida State Flower

Florida


Orange Blossom: is Florida State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1909.

Florida adopted the orange blossom as its state flower almost 400 years after the Spanish settlers first brought the orange trees to Florida in the 1500’s.


Orange Blossom Flower Meaning - purity


Orange Blossom Scientific Name: Citrus Sinensis

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Cherokee Rose Georgia State Flower
Cherokee Rose Georgia State Flower

Georgia


Georgia have two Flowers associated with this state.


Cherokee Rose: is Georgia State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1916.



The Cherokee Rose blooms in the Spring and sometimes in Autumn. These wild roses was planted by the Native American Cherokees and was trace back to China.

The Cherokee Rose also produces a tasty fruit called hip, which was also a popular food of the Native Americans.


Cherokee Rose Flower Meaning - innocence


Cherokee Rose Scientific Name: Rosa Sinica

Azalea Georgia State Flower
Azalea Georgia State Flower


Azalea: is Georgia State Wild Flowers


Azalea Scientific Name: Rhododendron

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Yellow Hibiscus Hawaii State Flower
Yellow Hibiscus Hawaii State Flower

Hawaii


Yellow Hibiscus: is Hawaii State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1988.


Yellow hibiscus is one of the hundreds of varieties of hibiscus. Hibiscus happens to be a very popular garden flower in many mainland states where there isn’t too much frost.


Hawaiian Hibiscus Flower Meaning - delicate beauty


Yellow Hibiscus Scientific Name: Hibiscus Brackenridgei

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Syringa Idaho State Flower
Syringa Idaho State Flower

Idaho


Syringa: is Idaho State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1931


Syringa is a Western shrub first noticed by explorer Meriwhether Lewis during Lewis and Clark expedition in 1803-06.


Syringa stems was used of the West part of United States by the Native American for arrow shafts.

Syringa Flower Meaning - memory


Syringa Scientific Name: Philadelphus Lewisii


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Native Violet Illinois State Flower
Native Violet Illinois State Flower

Illinois


Native Violet (also known as Sister Violet): is Illinois State Flower and was made the state flower in 1908.


(Native violet is also the state flower of New Jersey, Rhode Island and Wisconsin)


Native violet is also called violet, sister violet or blue violet. The blue violets bloom on stems in the springtime.


Violet Flower Meaning - modesty, faithfulness


Native Violet Scientific Name: Viola sororia

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Peony Indiana State Flower
Peony Indiana State Flower

Indiana


Peony: is Indiana State Flower and was made the state flower in 1957.


There are many varieties of peonies, but the most popular peonies are red, or crimson. Peonies which bloom at the end of May.


Peony Flower Meaning - prosperity, honor, riches


Peony Scientific Name: Paeonia

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Wild Prairie Rose Iowa State Flower
Wild Prairie Rose Iowa State Flower

Iowa


Wild Prairie Rose: is Iowa State Flower and was made the state flower in 1897.

This wild rose was not only chosen by Iowans, but is also the state flower of New York and North Dakota.

Wild rose blooms are lighter in color and more delicate than garden roses.


Wild Prairie Rose Meaning - friendship


Wild Prairie Rose Scientific Name: Rosa Arkansana

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Sunflower Kansas State Flower
Sunflower Kansas State Flower

Kansas


Native Sunflower: is Kansas State Flower and was made the state flower in 1903.


Sunflowers blooms in July and are loved by Kansas for their bright yellow blossoms.
Sunflower farmers grow these flowers for their seeds and oil.


Sunflower Flower Meaning - loyalty


Native SunflowerScientific Name: Helianthus Annuus

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Golden Kentucky State Flower
Golden Kentucky State Flower

Kentucky


Goldenrod: is Kentucky State Flower and was made the state flower in 1926.


There are several Goldenrod species found in Kentucky and are sometimes hard to tell apart.


Goldenrod - start of autumn


Goldenrod Scientific Name: Solidago Altissima

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Magnolia Louisiana State Flower
Magnolia Louisiana State Flower
 Iris Louisiana State Flower
Iris Louisiana State Flower

Louisiana


Louisiana have two Flowers associated with this state.

Magnolia: is Louisiana State Flower and was made the state flower in 1900.


Magnolia Flower Meaning - nobility and dignity


Magnolia Scientific Name: Magnolia Grandiflora

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Louisiana Iris: is Louisiana State WildFlower


Louisiana Iris Scientific Name: Iris Giganticaerulea

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Wine Pine Cone Maine State Flower
Wine Pine Cone Maine State Flower

Maine


White Pine Cone:

Is Maine State Flower and was made the state flower in 1925.


White Pine Cone and Tassel Means - peace



White Pine Cone Scientific Name: Pinus Strobus

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Black Eye Susan Maryland State Flower
Black Eye Susan Maryland State Flower

Maryland


Black-Eyed Susan:

Is Maryland State Flower and was made the state flower in 1918.

Black-eyed Susan Flower Meaning - healing


Black-Eyed Susan Scientific Name: Rudbeckia Hirta

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Mayflower Massachusetts State Flower
Mayflower Massachusetts State Flower

Massachusetts


Mayflower: (Also known as Trailing Arbutus),


The Mayflower is Massachusetts State Flower and was made the state flower in 1918.

Mayflower Flower Meaning - budding



Mayflower Scientific Name: Epigaea repens

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Apple Blossom Michigan State Flower
Apple Blossom Michigan State Flower
Dwarf Lake Iris Michigan State WildFlower
Dwarf Lake Iris Michigan State WildFlower

Michigan


Michigan have two Flowers associated with this state.


Apple Blossom: Is Michigan State Flower and was made the state flower in 1897.

(Apple Blossom is also the state flower of Arkansas).


Apple Blossom Flower Meaning - strength and courage.


Apple Blossom Scientific Name: Malus Domestica

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Dwarf Lake Iris: Is Michigan State Wildflower and was made the state wildflower in 1998.


Dwarf Lake Iris Scientific Name: Iris lacustris

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Pink and White Lady Slipper Minnesota State Flower
Pink and White Lady Slipper Minnesota State Flower

Minnesota


Pink and White Lady’s Slipper: (also known as Showy Lady’s-Slipper)

Is Minnesota State Flower and was made the state flower in 1902.


Lady's Slipper Flower Meaning - capricious beauty


Pink and White Lady’s-Slipper Scientific Name: Cypripedium reginae

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Magnolia Mississippi State Flower
Magnolia Mississippi State Flower
Tickseed Mississippi State Wild Flower
Tickseed Mississippi State Wild Flower

Mississippi


Mississippi have two Flowers associated with this state.


Magnolia: Is Mississippi State Flower and was made the state flower in 1952.


Magnolia Flower Meaning - nobility and dignity.


Magnolia Scientific Name: Magnolia Grandiflora


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Tickseed: is Mississippi State Wild Flower.


Magnolia Scientific Name: Coreopsis


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Hawthorn Missouri State Flower
Hawthorn Missouri State Flower

Missouri


Hawthorn: Is Missouri State Flower and was made the state flower in 1923.


Hawthorn Flower Meaning - hope


Hawthorn Scientific Name: Crataegus

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Bitterroot Montana State Flower
Bitterroot Montana State Flower

Montana


Bitterroot: is Montana State Flower and was made the state flower in 1895.


Bitterroot is the native of Montana



Bitterroots Scientific Name: Lewisia rediviva

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Goldenrod Nebraska State Flower
Goldenrod Nebraska State Flower

Nebraska


Goldenrod: is also known as Late Goldenrod: its Nebraska State Flower and was made the state flower in 1895.

(Goldenrod is also the state flower of Kentucky).

Goldenrod - start of autumn


Goldenrod Scientific Name: Solidago Gigantea

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Sagebrush Nevada State Flower
Sagebrush Nevada State Flower

Nevada


Sagebrush (is also known as Big Sagebrush)

Sagebrush is Nevada State Flower and was made the state flower in 1917.


Sagebrush Flower Meaning - wisdom


Sagebrush Scientific Name: Artemisia Tridentata

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Purple Lilac New Hampshire State Flower
Purple Lilac New Hampshire State Flower

New Hampshire


Purple Lilac: is Nevada State Flower and was made the state flower in 1919.

Purple Lilac Flower Meaning - strength and hardiness

Purple Lilac Scientific Name: Syringa Vulgaris.

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Native Violet New Jersey State Flower
Native Violet New Jersey State Flower

New Jersey


Native Violet: is New Jersey State Flower and was made the state flower in 1913.


(Native Violet is also the state flower of Illinois).

Violet Flower Meaning - modesty and faithfulness


Native Violet Scientific Name: Viola Sororia

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Yucca Flower New Mexico State Flower
Yucca Flower New Mexico State Flower

New Mexico


Yucca Flower:


Is New Mexico State Flower and was made the state flower in 1927.


Yucca flower is the native flower of New Mexico


Yucca Flower Scientific Name: Yucca Elata

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Rose is New York State Flower
Rose is New York State Flower

New York


Rose:


Rose is New York State Flower and was made the state flower in 1955.


Rose Meaning - love


Rose Scientific Name: Rosa

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Flowering Dogwood North Carolina State Flower
Flowering Dogwood North Carolina State Flower

North Carolina State Flower


Flowering Dogwood:

Flowering Dogwood is North Carolina State Flower and was made the state flower in 1941.


Flowering Dogwood Flower Meaning - durability


Flowering Dogwood Scientific Name: Cornus Florida
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Wild Prairie Rose North Dakota State Flower
Wild Prairie Rose North Dakota State Flower

North Dakota


Wild Prairie Rose: is North Dakota State Flower and was made the state flower in 1907.

(Wild Prairie Rose is also the state flower of Iowa).


Wild Prairie Rose Meaning - friendship



Wild Prairie Rose Scientific Name: Rosa blanda and others

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Scarlet Carnation Ohio State Flower
Scarlet Carnation Ohio State Flower
Large White Trillium Ohio State Wildflower
Large White Trillium Ohio State Wildflower

Ohio


Ohio have two Flowers associated with this state.


Scarlet Carnation: is Ohio State Flower and was made the state flower in 1904.


Scarlet Carnation Flower Meaning - admiration


Scarlet Carnation Scientific Name: Dianthus Caryophyllus


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Large White Trillium: is Ohio State Wildflower.


Large White Trillium: Trillium Grandifloru

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Mistletoe Oklahoma State Flower
Mistletoe Oklahoma State Flower
Indian Blanket Flower
Indian Blanket Flower

Oklahoma


Oklahoma have two Flowers associated with this state.


Mistletoe: is Oklahoma State Flower and was made the state flower in 1893.


Mistletoe Meaning - affection


Mistletoe Scientific Name: Phroadendron Serotinum


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Indian Blanket: is Oklahoma State Wildflower.


Indian Blanket Scientific Name: Gaillardia Pulchella


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Oregon Grape Oregon State Flower
Oregon Grape Oregon State Flower

Oregon


Oregon Grape:

is Oregon State Flower and was made the state flower in 1899.


Oregon grape is a native to Oregon.


Oregon Grape Scientific Name: Berberis Aquifolium

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Mountain Laurel Pennsylvania State Flower
Mountain Laurel Pennsylvania State Flower
Penngift Crown Vetch Pennsylvania State Flower
Penngift Crown Vetch Pennsylvania State Flower

Pennsylvania


Mountain Laurel is Connecticut State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1933.

(Mountain Laurel is also Connecticut State Flower).


The lovely clusters of pinkish-white Mountain Laurel shrubs blossoms in June.


Mountain Laurel Flower Meaning - ambition


Mountain Laurel Scientific Name: Kalmia Latifolia.

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Penngift Crown Vetch: is Pennsylvania state beautification and conservation plant.


Penngift Crown Vetech Scientific Name: Coronilla Varia.

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Blue Violet Rhode Island State Flower
Blue Violet Rhode Island State Flower

Rhode Island


Blue Violet:

Is Rhode Island State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1968.


Violet Flower Meaning - modesty and faithfulness



Blue Violet Scientific Name is: Viola palmate

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Yellow Jessamine South Carolina State Flower
Yellow Jessamine South Carolina State Flower
Goldenrod South Caroline Wildflower
Goldenrod South Caroline Wildflower

South Carolina


Yellow Jessamine:

Is South Carolina State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1924.


Yellow jessamine is the native flower of South Carolina


Yellow Jessamine Scientific Name: Gelsemium Sempervirens.

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Goldenrod: is also known as Late Goldenrod: its South Carolina State Wild Flower and was made the state wildflower in 2003.

(Goldenrod is also the state flower of Kentucky and Nebraska).

Goldenrod - start of autumn


Goldenrod Scientific Name: Solidago Gigantea

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Pasque Flower South Dakota State Flower
Pasque Flower South Dakota State Flower

South Dakota


Pasque Flower:

Is South Dakota State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1903.

Pasque Flower Meaning - unpretentious


Pasque Flower Scientific Name: Anemone patens
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Iris Tennessee State Cultivated Flower
Iris Tennessee State Cultivated Flower
Purple Passion Flower Tennessee State Wildflower
Purple Passion Flower Tennessee State Wildflower

Tennessee


Iris: (is also known as blueflag):

Iris is Tennessee State Cultivated Flower and was made the State Cultivated Flower in 1933.


Iris Flower Meaning - faith, valor, hope and wisdom


Iris Scientific Name: Iridaceae family

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Purple Passionflower: is Tennessee State Wildflower and was made the State Wildflower in 1919.

Purple Passionflower Scientific Name: Passiflora Incarnata

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Bluebonnet Texas State Flower
Bluebonnet Texas State Flower

Texas



Texas Bluebonnet: (also known as Lupine)

Bluebonnet: is Texas State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1901.


Texas bluebonnet is the native flower of Texas


Bluebonnet Scientific Name: Lupinus

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Sego Lily Utah State Flower
Sego Lily Utah State Flower

Utah


Sego Lily: (also known as Mariposa Lily)

Sego Lily: is Utah State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1911.


Sego Lily Flower Meaning - Natural beauty


Sego Lily Scientific Name: Calochortus nuttallii

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Red Clover Vermont State Flower
Red Clover Vermont State Flower

Vermont


Red Clover: is Vermont State Flower and was made the State Flower in 1894.

Red Clover Flower Meaning - Industry



Red Clover Scientific Name: Trifolium pratense

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Flowering Dogwood Virginia State Flower
Flowering Dogwood Virginia State Flower

Virginia


Flowering Dogwood: is Virginia State Flower and was made the state flower in 1918.

American Dogwood Flower Meaning - durability


Flowering Dogwood Scientific Name: Cornus Florida

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Coast Rhododendron Washington State Flower
Coast Rhododendron Washington State Flower

Washington


Coast Rhododendron: is Washington State Flower and was made the state flower in 1949.


Rhododendron Flower Meaning - beware


Coast Rhododendron Scientific Name: Rhododendron Macrophyllum
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Rose Washington, D.C State Flower
Rose Washington, D.C State Flower

Washington, D.C.


Rose: is Washington, D.C. State Flower and was made the state flower in 1925.


(Rose is also the State Flower of New York).



Rose Scientific Name: Rosa

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West Virginia


Rosebay Rhododendron: (also known as Big Laurel)


Rosebay Rhododendron is West Virginia State Flower and was made the state flower in 1903.


Rhododendron Flower Meaning - Beware


Rosebay Rhododendron Scientific Name: Rhododendron Maximum

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Wood Violet Wisconsin State Flower
Wood Violet Wisconsin State Flower

Wisconsin


Wood Violet: is Wisconsin State Flower.


Wood Violet Flower Meaning - modesty and faithfulness.


Wood Violet Scientific Name: Viola Papilionacea

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Indian Paintbrush Wyoming State Flower
Indian Paintbrush Wyoming State Flower

Wyoming State Flower


Indian Paintbrush (also known as Painted-Cup)

Indian Paintbrush: is Wyoming State Flower and was made the state flower in 1917.


Indian Paintbrush is the native flower of Wyoming


Indian Paintbrush Scientific Name: Castilleja linariaefolia

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