Fast Facts Study Guide
State Flowers

The table below lists each state and its official state flower with its scientific binomial designation and picture.


State
Flower
Picture
Alabama
Camellia
(Camellia japonica)
Official Alabama state flower.
Alaska
Forget-Me-Not
(Myosotis alpestris)
Official Alaska state flower.
Arizona
Saguaro Cactus Blossom
(Carnegiea gigantea)
Official Arizona state flower.
Arkansas
Apple Blossom
(Malus domestica)
Official Arkansas state flower.
California
California Poppy
(Eschscholzia californica)
Official California state flower.
Colorado
Rocky Mountain Columbine
(Aquilegia caerulea)
Official Colorado state flower.
Connecticut
Mountain Laurel
(Kalmia latifolia)
Official Connecticut state flower.
Delaware
Peach Blossom
(Prunus persica)
Official Delaware state flower.
Florida
Orange Blossom
(Citrus sinensis)
Official Florida state flower.
Georgia
Cherokee Rose
(Rosa laevigata)
Official Georgia state flower.
Hawaii
Hawaiian Hibiscus
(Hibiscus brackenridgei)
Official Hawaii state flower.
Idaho
Syringa
(Philadelphus lewisii)
Official Idaho state flower.
Illinois
Violet
(Viola sororia)
Official Illinois state flower.
Indiana
Peony
(Paeonia)
Official Indiana state flower.
Iowa
Wild Rose
(Rosa arkansana)
Official Iowa state flower.
Kansas
Native Sunflower
(Helianthus annuus)
Official Kansas state flower.
Kentucky
Goldenrod
(Solidago altissima)
Official Kentucky state flower.
Louisiana
Magnolia
(Magnolia grandiflora)
Official Louisiana state flower.
Maine
White Pinecone and Tassel
(Pinus strobus)
Official Maine state flower.
Maryland
Black-Eyed Susan
(Rudbeckia hirta)
Official Maryland state flower.
Massachusetts
Mayflower
(Epigaea regens)
Official Massachusetts state flower.
Michigan
Apple Blossom
(Malus domestica)
Official Michigan state flower.
Minnesota
Lady Slipper
(Cypripedium reginae)
Official Minnesota state flower.
Mississippi
Magnolia
(Magnolia grandiflora)
Official Mississippi state flower.
Missouri
Hawthorn
(Crataegus missouriensis)
Official Missouri state flower.
Montana
Bitterroot
(Lewisia rediviva)
Official Montana state flower.
Nebraska
Goldenrod
(Solidago gigantea)
Official Nebraska state flower.
Nevada
Sagebrush
(Artemisia tridentata)
Official Nevada state flower.
New Hampshire
Purple Lilac
(Syringa vulgaris)
Official New Hampshire state flower.
New Jersey
Violet
(Viola sororia)
Official New Jersey state flower.
New Mexico
Yucca Flower
(Yucca)
Official New Mexico state flower.
New York
Rose
(Rosa)
Official New York state flower.
North Carolina
American Dogwood
(Cornus florida)
Official North Carolina state flower.
North Dakota
Wild Prairie Rose
(Rosa arkansana)
Official North Dakota state flower.
Ohio
Red Carnation
(Dianthus caryophyllus)
Official Ohio state flower.
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Rose
(Rosa odorata)
Official Oklahoma state flower.
Oregon
Oregon Grape
(Berberis aquifolium)
Official Oregon state flower.
Pennsylvania
Mountain Laurel
(Kalmia latifolia)
Official Pennsylvania state flower.
Rhode Island
Violet
(Viola sororia)
Official Rhode Island state flower.
South Carolina
Yellow Jessamine
(Gelsemium sempervirens)
Official South Carolina state flower.
South Dakota
American Pasque
(Pulsatilla hirsutissima)
Official South Dakota state flower.
Tennessee
Iris
(Iris)
Official Tennessee state flower.
Texas
Blue Bonnet
(Lupinus texensis)
Official Texas state flower.
Utah
Sego Lily
(Calochortus nuttallii)
Official Utah state flower.
Vermont
Red Clover
(Trifolium pratense)
Official Vermont state flower.
Virginia
American Dogwood
(Cornus florida)
Official Virginia state flower.
Washington
Coast Rhododendron
(Rhododendron macrophyllum)
Official Washington state flower.
West Virginia
Big Laurel
(Rhododendron maximum)
Official West Virginia state flower.
Wisconsin
Wood Violet
(Viola papilionacea)
Official Wisconsin state flower.
Wyoming
Indian Paintbrush
(Castilleja linariaefolia)
Official Wyoming state flower.
Binomial Nomenclature
In biology, binomial nomenclature is the formal method of naming a species. As the term "binomial" suggests, the scientific name of a species is formed by combining two terms: the genus name and the species descriptor.