List of U.S. state and territory flowers

List of U.S. state, federal district, and territory flowers.

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Alabama

State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Tennessee to the north; Georgia to the east; Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south; and Mississippi to the west.

State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Tennessee to the north; Georgia to the east; Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south; and Mississippi to the west.

The Moundville Archaeological Site in Hale County. It was occupied by Native Americans of the Mississippian culture from 1000 to 1450 CE.
The main house, built in 1833, at Thornhill in Greene County. It is a former Black Belt plantation.
Union Army troops occupying Courthouse Square in Huntsville, following its capture and occupation by federal forces in 1864
The developing skyline of Birmingham in 1915
The former Mount Sinai School in rural Autauga County, completed in 1919. It was one of the 387 Rosenwald Schools built in the state.
Ono Island in Baldwin County
Monte Sano State Park in Huntsville
Cathedral Caverns in Marshall County
The Natural Bridge Rock in Winston County is the longest natural bridge east of the Rockies.
Cliffs at the rim of the Wetumpka meteorite crater
Tornado damage in Phil Campbell following the statewide April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak
A stand of Cahaba lilies (Hymenocallis coronaria) in the Cahaba River, within the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
Statue of Liberty replica at Liberty Park in Vestavia Hills
Dauphin Street in Mobile
Lighthouse on Guntersville Lake
Alabama's population density, 2010
Highlands United Methodist Church in Birmingham, part of the Five Points South Historic District
Temple B'Nai Sholom in Huntsville, established in 1876. It is the oldest synagogue building in continuous use in the state.
The Islamic Center of Tuscaloosa
The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail has a large economic impact on the state.
The Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, one of the largest shopping centers in the southeast
The Space Shuttle Enterprise being tested at Marshall Space Flight Center in 1978
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama in Montgomery in 2010
Shelby Hall, School of Computing, at the University of South Alabama in Mobile
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International in Tuscaloosa County was the first automotive facility to locate within the state.
Airbus Mobile Engineering Center at the Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile
Alabama's beaches are one of the state's major tourist destinations.
Mobile is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the U.S.
Regions-Harbert Plaza, Regions Center, and Wells Fargo Tower in Birmingham's financial district
The State Capitol Building in Montgomery, completed in 1851
The Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building in Montgomery. It houses the Supreme Court of Alabama, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, and Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.
Republican Kay Ivey is the governor of Alabama as of 2021.
Senator Doug Jones won a special election in 2017.
Vestavia Hills High School in the suburbs of Birmingham
Harrison Plaza at the University of North Alabama in Florence. The school was chartered as LaGrange College by the Alabama Legislature in 1830.
William J. Samford Hall at Auburn University
Bryant–Denny Stadium at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
Regions Field in Birmingham
Von Braun Center in Huntsville
Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham
Terminal at the Montgomery Regional Airport in Montgomery
Interstate 59 (co-signed with Interstate 20) approaching Interstate 65 in downtown Birmingham
Aerial view of the port of Mobile

The state tree is the longleaf pine, and the state flower is the camellia.

Aquilegia

Genus of about 60–70 species of perennial plants that are found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals of their flowers.

Genus of about 60–70 species of perennial plants that are found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals of their flowers.

Columbine cultivar 'Magpie'
Double-flowered Aquilegia × hybrida
Dark columbine (Aquilegia atrata)
Aquilegia alpina
Fan columbine (Aquilegia flabellata)
Fragrant columbine (Aquilegia fragrans)
Aquilegia × maruyamana
Pyrenean columbine (Aquilegia pyrenaica)

The Colorado blue columbine (A. coerulea) is the official state flower of Colorado (see also Columbine, Colorado).

Kalmia latifolia

Species of flowering plant in the heath family Ericaceae, that is native to the eastern United States.

Species of flowering plant in the heath family Ericaceae, that is native to the eastern United States.

K. latifolia 'Clementine Churchill', Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid
Wood railing section made with mountain laurel branches
K. latifolia leaves and early buds
Flower buds
Beginning to bloom
Full bloom
Blooming and wilted flowers on the same flower head
thumb|Bee pollinating mountain laurel on Occoneechee Mountain

Mountain laurel is the state flower of Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Michigan

State in the Great Lakes region of the upper Midwestern United States.

State in the Great Lakes region of the upper Midwestern United States.

Père Marquette and the Indians (1869) by Wilhelm Lamprecht
Map of British America showing the original boundaries of the Province of Quebec and its Quebec Act of 1774 post-annexation boundaries
Treaty of Paris, by Benjamin West (1783), an unfinished painting of the American diplomatic negotiators of the Treaty of Paris which brought official conclusion to the Revolutionary War and gave possession of Michigan and other territory to the new United States
Detroit in the mid-twentieth century. At the time, the city was the fourth-largest U.S. metropolis by population, and held about one-third of the state's population.
The Michigan State Capitol in Lansing houses the legislative branch of the government of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The floor of the Michigan House of Representatives
Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) speaking at a National Guard ceremony in 2019
Michigan Supreme Court at the Hall of Justice
Map of the Saint Lawrence River/Great Lakes Watershed in North America. Its drainage area includes the Great Lakes, the world's largest system of freshwater lakes. The basin covers nearly all of Michigan.
The Huron National Wildlife Refuge, one of the fifteen federal wildernesses in Michigan
Mackinac Island, an island and resort area at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac. More than 80% of the island is preserved as Mackinac Island State Park.
Sleeping Bear Dunes, along the northwest coast of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan
The Tahquamenon Falls in the Upper Peninsula
The Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, one of the 221 state game and wildlife areas in Michigan. It encompasses 7,483 acres of hunting, recreational, and protected wildlife and wetland areas at the mouth of the Huron River at Lake Erie, as well as smaller outlying areas within the Detroit River.
Köppen climate types of Michigan, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Michigan population distribution
The Basilica of Sainte Anne de Détroit is the second-oldest continuously operating Roman Catholic parish in the country.
The Ambassador Bridge, a suspension bridge that connects Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, in Canada. It is the busiest international border crossing in North America in terms of trade volume.
Michigan is the center of the American automotive industry. The Renaissance Center in Downtown Detroit is the world headquarter of General Motors.
Ford Dearborn Proving Ground (DPG) completed major reconstruction and renovations in 2006.
Distribution of Michigan's jobs as percentages of entire workforce
Michigan is the leading U.S. producer of tart cherries, blueberries, pickling cucumbers, navy beans and petunias.
The world headquarters of the Kellogg's Company in Battle Creek
Mackinac Island is well-known for cultural events and a wide variety of architectural styles, including the Victorian Grand Hotel
Holland, Michigan, is the home of the Tulip Time Festival, the largest tulip festival in the U.S.
Marquette, Michigan, is home to a vast snowmobile trail system.
Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station on the shore of Lake Erie near Monroe
The Bluewater Bridge, a twin-span bridge across the St. Clair River that links Port Huron and Sarnia, Ontario
US Highway 2 (US 2) runs along Lake Michigan from Naubinway to its eastern terminus at St. Ignace.
The Mackinac Bridge, a suspension bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac to connect the Upper and Lower peninsulas of Michigan
Aerial view of Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)
The Finlandia University in Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan
Cranbrook Schools, one of the leading college preparatory boarding schools in the country
Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor is the largest stadium in the Western Hemisphere, and the third-largest stadium in the world.
Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan
Dwarf lake iris

State flower: apple blossom (adopted in 1897, official in 1997)

Maine

State in the New England region of the United States, bordered by New Hampshire to the west; the Gulf of Maine to the southeast; and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec to the northeast and northwest, respectively.

State in the New England region of the United States, bordered by New Hampshire to the west; the Gulf of Maine to the southeast; and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec to the northeast and northwest, respectively.

Maine State House, designed by Charles Bulfinch, built 1829–1832
Misty Morning, Coast of MaineArthur Parton (1842–1914). Between 1865 and 1870, Brooklyn Museum.
A map of Maine and surrounding regions
The Maine coast and Portland Head Light
Rocky shoreline in Acadia National Park
Autumn in the Hundred-Mile Wilderness
Köppen climate types of Maine, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Winter in Bangor
Maine population density map
Bath Iron Works naval shipbuilding
Lobstering in Portland
Maine blueberries. The U.S.'s only commercial producers of wild blueberries are located in Maine.
Portland International Jetport
The Penobscot Narrows Bridge, carrying U.S. Route 1 and Maine State Route 3 over the Penobscot River
A southbound Downeaster passenger train at Ocean Park, Maine, as viewed from the cab of a northbound train
Treemap of the popular vote by county, 2016 presidential election
The University of Maine is the state's only research university.
Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin (pictured) Colleges form the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin Consortium
College hockey being played at the Cross Insurance Center
Two moose in the Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge. The moose is Maine's state mammal.
1. Portland
2. Lewiston
3. Bangor
4. South Portland
5. Auburn
6. Biddeford
7. Sanford
8. Brunswick
9. Saco
10. Scarborough
11. Westbrook
12. Augusta

State flower: White Pinecone and Tassel

South Dakota

U.S. state in the North Central region of the United States.

U.S. state in the North Central region of the United States.

Deadwood, like many other Black Hills towns, was founded after the discovery of gold.
A harvest in South Dakota, 1898
A South Dakota farm during the Dust Bowl, 1936. Normal tilling practices turn South Dakota's fragile soil into a fine, loose powder that blows away, and sometimes covered vehicles, equipment, and buildings with dust during the Dust Bowl.
Terrain and primary geographic features of South Dakota
Badlands National Park
The Black Hills, a low mountain range, is located in Southwestern South Dakota.
Much of western South Dakota is covered by buttes.
Köppen climate types in South Dakota
Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills
South Dakota population density map
Indian reservations in South Dakota
East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls
A B-1B Lancer lifts off from Ellsworth Air Force Base, one of South Dakota's largest employers
Ethanol plant in Turner County
Beaver Creek Bridge in Wind Cave National Park
The South Dakota State Capitol in Pierre
Congressional delegation in 2015: (from left) Senator Mike Rounds, Senator John Thune, and Representative Kristi Noem.
Nicholas Black Elk with his family, circa 1910
Sioux Falls, with a population of around 180,000, is the largest city in South Dakota.
The Coughlin Campanile, a landmark on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings
A tunnel along the George S. Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills

State flower: American pasque flower

Wyoming

State in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States.

State in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States.

The first Fort Laramie as it looked before 1840 (painting from memory by Alfred Jacob Miller)
A backcountry road in the Sierra Madre Range of southeastern Wyoming, near Bridger Peak
Köppen climate types of Wyoming, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
On Interstate 80, leaving Utah
Autumn in the Bighorn Mountains
Teton Range
Green River valley
An enlargeable map of the 23 counties of Wyoming
Since 2016, Wyoming license plates feature Squaretop Mountain in the background
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Casper, Wyoming
Rock Springs, Wyoming
Evanston, Wyoming
Rawlins, Wyoming
Wyoming is home to 12 ski resorts, including Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole.
Wind farm in Uinta County
North Antelope Rochelle Mine, the largest estimated coal mine reserve in the world, as of 2013
A natural gas rig west of the Wind River Range
Major highways of Wyoming
Wind River Canyon
Wyoming terrain map
National Park Service sites map
The largest population centers are Cheyenne (southeast) and Casper.
Wyoming State Capitol building, Cheyenne
State flower of Wyoming: Indian paintbrush
The Rocky Mountain Herbarium at the University of Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park
Devils Tower National Monument
Thunder Basin National Grassland
Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

State flower: Wyoming Indian paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia)

Magnolia

Large genus of about 210 to 340 flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of the family Magnoliaceae.

Large genus of about 210 to 340 flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of the family Magnoliaceae.

Magnolia seeds and fruit on a tree in northern Argentina
Magnolia × soulangeana
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia flowers in Wiesbaden, Germany
M. obovata
M. wilsonii
M. fraseri
M. macrophylla var. ashei flower in female phase
M. liliiflora
Magnolia × alba
Flowering Magnolia figo 'Purple Queen'
M. × wieseneri
Star magnolia from botanical gardens, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Magnolia tree in full bloom
Magnolia tree in Kenosha
Magnolia tree in the Fall.
Magnolia by Sarah Maloney

Magnolia grandiflora is the official state flower of both Mississippi and Louisiana. The flower's abundance in Mississippi is reflected in its nickname of "Magnolia State" and the state flag. The magnolia is also the official state tree of Mississippi. One of the many nicknames for the city of Houston is "Magnolia City". Historically, magnolias have been associated with the Southern United States.

Rhododendron

Very large genus of about 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae).

Very large genus of about 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae).

Rhododendron in the Carpathian Mountains of Western Ukraine
Rhododendron wardii var. puralbum
Rhododendron in Japan
A garden with tall Rhododendrons in Lynnwood, Washington
Rhododendron forest in Nepal
Rhododendron (গুরাস), Sandakphu, West Bengal, India
Rhododendrons (Guras or Buras) at Fakding, Nepal
Azalea, Texas Gulf Coast
Bonsai
Deciduous Rhododendron luteum in fall color
Evergreen azalea Rhododendron kaempferi
Evergreen azalea cultivar leaf color before shedding
Rhododendron after freezing rain
Rhododendron fallacinum photographed in situ on Mount Kinabalu, Borneo
Rhododendron-Park Bremen, Germany
Nova Zembla Rhododendrons growing in a nursery in New Jersey.
State flower of Himachal Pradesh
Leon Wyczółkowski, Pink Rhododendrons, 1903
The cultural requirements of azaleas and rhododendrons are so similar that this 1960 U.S. Department of Agriculture publication treated them together.

It is the national flower of Nepal, the state flower of Washington and West Virginia in the United States, the state flower of Nagaland in India, the provincial flower of Jiangxi in China and the state tree of Sikkim and Uttarakhand in India.

Peony

Flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae.

Flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae.

Paeonia 'Sarah Bernhardt'
In this gold-engraved lacquerware food tray from the Song dynasty (960–1279), the two long-tailed birds represent longevity, and the peony seen at the top center represents prosperity
Peony, by Chinese artist Wang Qian, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)
Portrait of a peony by Chinese artist Yun Shouping, 17th century
Paeonia suffruticosa, buds
young growth of a tree peony
Paeonia veitchii, leaf
Paeonia tenuifolia, leaves and flower buds
Paeonia suffruticosa, showing the disk that encloses the carpels
Paeonia wittmanniana, ripe follicles with seeds
Paeonia anomala, seeds
Paeonia anomala
Paeonia broteri
Paeonia brownii
Paeonia californica
Paeonia cambessedesii
Paeonia cambessedesii
Paeonia daurica mlokosewitschii
Paeonia delavayi
Paeonia emodi
Paeonia intermedia
Paeonia ludlowii
Paeonia mairei
Paeonia mascula
Paeonia russoi
Paeonia obovata japonica
Paeonia officinalis
Paeonia ostii
Paeonia rockii
Paeonia tenuifolia
Paeonia ×arendsii 'Claire de Lune', single flowered
Paeonia 'Walter Mains', Japanese flowered
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl Of Beauty', anemone flowered
Paeonia lactiflora 'James Kelway', semi-double flowered
Paeonia 'Ruth Clay', bomb flowered
Paeonia lactiflora 'Da Fu Gui', double flowered

In 1957, the Indiana General Assembly passed a law to make the peony the state flower of Indiana, a title which it holds to this day.