The 50 state of The United States of America has an official state flower.
Here is the list of the flowers which originated in the respective geographical zone and are considered the state flowers for the various flowers.
State flowers are mostly a native flower which originated in the respective geographical zone.
A guide to state flowers, from peony and prairie rose to poppy and pine.
The state flower for Alabama is Camellia. Known for their elegance and grace, Camellias
Forget-me-not blooms in summer and is the state flower of Alaska.
This bursts of arresting beauty in a hot dry climate, Saguaro Cactus Blossom is the state flower of Arizona.
Apple Blossom was officially designated in 1901 as the state flower of Arkansas.
California Poppy, The Golden State’s vivid symbol, is the California’s state symbol.
Rocky Mountain Columbine was chosen by the school children in 1899 as Colorado’s state flower.
This pink and white blossom, Mountain Laurel, with a lovely smell, is the Connecticut’s state flower.
Delaware is a state of peach growers, it is natural that the Peach Blossom is chosen as it’s state flower.
The Sunshine Statehas fresh and fragrant Orange Blossom as it’s state flower.
Cherokee Rose was officially designated as Georgia’s state flower in 1916.
Hibiscus, a magnificent flower that evokes the tropics, is designated as the Hawaii’s state flower.
Mock Orange, which produces a stunning white flower, is the symbol of Idaho state.
Illinois made the Purple Violet its emblematic flower in 1908 after the World’s Fair in Chicago spurred states to choose emblematic flowers.
The luscious bloom, Peony, has long been associated with prosperity, very aptly nominated a state flower for Indiana.
Adopted by Iowa as it’s state flower, the Wild Prairie Rose, is a rugged version of the regal favorite.
Sunflower, one of the most iconic of all flowers, is the state flower for Kansas.
Goldenrod, this bright yellow flowering plants have represented Kentucky since 1926.
Stately and serene, Magnoliawas designated as Louisiana’s state flower in 1900.
White Pine Tassel and Cone, is state flower for Maine and is the only state flower that is not really a flower.
Black-eyed Susan are the state flowers for Maryland and aremembers of the sunflower family.
Mayflower, with its white flowers seem to convey Pilgrim-like purity and are the state flowers for Massachusetts.
Apple Blossom, very aptly, was chosen as an emblem of Michigan state in 1897, Michigan being a major apple grower state.
One of 43 orchid species that grow in Minnesota, Pink and White Ladyslipper represents Minnesota as the state flower.
The Mississippi state gave its official designation to Magnolia in 1952.
The beautiful white flower of the hawthorn tree was selected as state flower of Missouri in 1923.
The Bitterroot plant, long used by Native Americans, the plant was brought to wider fame by explorers Lewis and Clark and named the state flower of Montana.
Goldenrod continues to be the state’s floral symbol since 1895 of the Nebraska state.
Sagebrush is an ideal choice for the State of Nevada.
The Purple Lilac perfectly reflects the hardy nature of those in the Granite
Violet was officially designated in 1971 as New Jersey’s state flower emblem.
Yucca, also known as "Lamparas de dios" - Lamps of the Lord- because of its brilliant white flowers, is the New Mexico’s state flower.
Rose was named the state flower of New York in 1955.
Flowering Dogwood was selected from several other flowers, as North Carolina’s state flower in 1941.
Wild Prairie Rose was officially designated in 1907 as North Dakota’s state flower.
Scarlet Carnation is among the most resilient and sturdiest of flowers and that is why chosen as the state flower of Ohio.
Mistletoe, steeped in lore, the mistletoe in this case evokes the endurance of those who settled the land and represents Oklahoma as the state flower.
Oregon Grape is a glorious yellow-flowered plant that’s native to the Pacific Coast and aptly nominated as the state flower of Oregon.
The governor of Pennsylvania chose the Mountain Laurel, the pink and white bloom in 1933 as the state flower.
Violet was officially designated in 1968 as the state flower of Rhode Island.
Yellow Jessamine, Fragrant and fertile, and grows abundantly throughout the state of South Carolina, is the state flower.
Pasque Flower is a part of the buttercup family and a harbinger of spring and represents the state of South Dakota as it’s flower emblem.
Iris, said to represent faith, valor and wisdom is the official flower of Tennessee.
Texas Bluebonnet, the wildflowers with rich captivating color are the state flowers for Texas.
Sego Lily, with Its exotic beauty was nominated as state flower of Utah.
Red Clover is a bright and cheerful floral symbol of the Vermont state.
Flowering Dogwood was officially designated in 1918 as Virginia’s state flower.
Coast Rhododendron, Lush and lovely, was Picked in 1892 as the state flower for Washington.
Rhododendron was adopted in 1903 as the state flower of West Virginia.
Violet was selected in 1909 butwas not officially designated until 1949 as the Wisconsin state flower.
Indian Paintbrush is a vibrant perennial that grows in many western states and is the state flower of Wyoming.