State Trees Photo Gallery

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    Alabama State Tree - Longleaf Pine

    The longleaf pine is the state tree of Alabama
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Riverbanksoutdoorstore via Flickr Creative Commons

    There is an official state tree for each of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Three U.S. possessions - Guam, Northern Marianas and Puerto Rico - have also declared official trees.

    Each page features a picture of the tree and basic information. Related state symbols like state flowers, state fruits, state wildflowers and more are included if they have been chosen.

    Latin Name: Pinus palustris
    Year Adopted: 1997
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 7-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower:...MORE Camellia (Camellia japonica)
    • State Fruit: Blackberry (Rubus occidentalis)
    • State Nut: Pecan (Carya illinoinensis)
    • State Tree Fruit: Peach (Prunus persica)
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    Alaska State Tree - Sitka Spruce

    The Sitka spruce is the state tree of Alaska
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by axelkr via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Picea sitchensis
    Year Adopted: 1962
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 6-8. Some varieties can handle colder zones.

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Forget-me-not (Myosotis alpestris subsp. asiatica)
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    Arizona State Tree - Palo Verde

    The palo verde is the state tree of Arizona
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Suzan Marie via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: genus Parkinsonia
    Year Adopted: 1954
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Varies by species

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Saguaro cactus blossom (Carnegia gigantea)
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    Arkansas State Tree - Pine Trees

    The pine tree is the state tree of Arkansas
    State Trees Photo Gallery Many consider the loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) to be the unofficial state tree of Arkansas. Image by macfanmd via Flickr Creative Commons
    Latin Name: genus Pinus
    Year Adopted: 1939
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Varies by species

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Apple blossom (Malus domestica)
    • State Fruit: South Arkansas Vine Ripe Pink Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum 'South Arkansas Vine Ripe Pink')
    • State Grape: Cynthiana (Vitis aestivalis 'Cynthiana')
    • State Nut: Pecan (Carya illinoensis)
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    California State Trees - Coast Redwood and Giant Sequoia

    The coast redwood and the giant sequoia are the state trees of California.
    State Trees Photo Gallery Left: Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervivens) Right: The General Grant tree - giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum). Image by macfanmd via Flickr Creative Commons

    California has two official state trees - the coast redwood (Sequoia sempervivens) and the giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum). In 1937, redwood was chosen as the California state tree. In 1951, the CA Attorney General decided that both redwood tree species would represent the state.

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: California poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
    • State Grass: Purple needlegrass (Nassella pulchra)
    • State Soil: San Joaquin Soil
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    Colorado State Tree - Blue Spruce

    The blue spruce is the state tree of Colorado
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by blmurch via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Picea pungens
    Year Adopted: 1939
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Rocky Mountain columbine (Aquilegia caerulea)
    • State Grass: Blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis)
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    Connecticut State Tree - White Oak

    The white oak is the state tree of Connecticut
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Tie Guy II via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Quercus alba
    Year Adopted: 1907
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
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    Delaware State Tree - American Holly

    American holly is the state tree of Delaware
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by homeredwardprice via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Ilex opaca
    Year Adopted: 1939
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Peach blossom (Prunus persica)
    • State Herb: Sweet goldenrod (Solidago odora)
    • State Soil: Greenwich loam
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    District of Columbia State Tree - Scarlet Oak

    The scarlet oak is the state tree of the District of Columbia
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Jean-Pol GRANDMONT via Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Quercus coccinea
    Year Adopted: Not specified
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: American Beauty rose (Rosa 'American Beauty')
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    Florida State Tree - Cabbage Palmetto

    The cabbage palmetto is the state tree of Florida
    Image by scott.zona via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Sabal palmetto
    Year Adopted: 1953
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 8-11

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Orange blossom
    • State Fruit: Orange
    • State Soil: Myakka Fine Sand
    • State Wildflower: Tickseeds (genus Coreopsis)
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    Georgia State Tree - Live Oak

    The live oak is the state tree of Georgia
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Zevotron via Flickr Creative Commons
    • State Botanical Garden: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
    • State Crop: Peanut (Arachis hypogaea)
    • State Flower: Cherokee rose (Rosa laevigata)
    • State Fruit: Peach (Prunus persica)
    • State Vegetable: Vidalia Sweet Onion
    • State Wildflower: Azalea (genus Rhododendron)
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    Guam State Tree - Ifil

    The ifil is the state tree of Guam
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Denis.prévôt via Creative Commons

    The ifil is also known as the ifit.

    Latin Name: Intsia bijuga
    Year Adopted: Unspecified
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Tropical

    Related State Symbol:

    • State Flower: Puti tai nobiu (Bougainvillea spectabilis)
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    Hawaii State Tree - Kukui

    The kukui is the state tree of Hawaii.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by wlcutler via Flickr Creative Commons

    The kukui is the only state tree that is not native to the state.

    Latin Name: Aleurites moluccana
    Year Adopted: 1959
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 9b-12

    Related State Symbol:

    • State Flower: Yellow hibiscus (Hibiscus brackenridgei)
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    Idaho State Tree - Western White Pine

    The Western white pine is the state tree of Idaho.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Richard Sniezko USFS, Dorena Genetic Resource Center

    Latin Name: Pinus monticola
    Year Adopted: 1935
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-7

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Syringa Mock Orange (Philadelphus lewisii)
    • State Fruit: Huckleberry (genus Vaccinium section Myrtillus)
    • State Vegetable: Potato (Solanum tuberosum)
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    Illinois State Tree - White Oak

    The white oak is the state tree of Illinois
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Velela

    Latin Name: Quercus alba
    Year Adopted: 1973
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Purple violet (genus Viola)
    • State Fruit: Goldrush apple
    • State Prairie Grass: Big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)
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    Indiana State Tree - Tulip Poplar

    The tulip poplar is the state tree of Indiana
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by nautical2k via Flickr Creative Commons
    Latin Name: Liriodendron tulipifera
    Year Adopted: 1957
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-9

    Related State Symbol:

    • State Flower: Peony (Paeonia lactiflora)
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    Iowa State Tree - Oak Trees

    The oak tree is the state tree of Iowa.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by amandabhslater via Flickr Creative Commons

    The oak tree is also the national tree of the United States.

    Latin Name: genus Quercus
    Year Adopted: 1961
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Varies by tree

    Related State Symbol:

    • State Flower: Wild prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)
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    Kansas State Tree - Eastern Cottonwood

    The Eastern Cottonwood is the state tree of Kansas
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Rasbak via Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Populus deltoides
    Year Adopted: 1937
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
    • State Soil: Harney series soil
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    Kentucky State Tree - Tulip Poplar

    The tulip poplar is the state tree of Kentucky
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by mscaprikell via Flickr Creative Commons
    Latin Name: Liriodendron tulipifera
    Year Adopted: 1994
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Arboretum: Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
    • State Botanical Garden: University of Kentucky Arboretum
    • State Flower: Goldenrod (Solidago spp.)
    • State Fruit: Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis)
    • State Heritage Tree: Kentucky coffee tree (Gymnocladus dioica)
    • State Soil: Crider Soil Series
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    Louisiana State Tree - Baldcypress

    The baldcypress is a deciduous conifer
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by cm195902 via Flickr

    Latin Name: Taxodium distichum
    Year Adopted: 1963
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-10

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)
    • State Fruit: Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)
    • State Wildflower: Louisiana iris (Iris subsection Apogon series Hexagonae)
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    Maine State Tree - Eastern White Pine

    The Eastern white pine is the state tree of Maine.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Putneypics via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Pinus strobus
    Year Adopted: 1945
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Berry: Wild blueberry (Vaccinium spp.)
    • State Flower: Eastern white pine tassel and cone
    • State Herb: Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
    • State Soil: Chesuncook Soil Series
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    Maryland State Tree - White Oak

    The white oak is the state tree of Maryland
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by quarterczar

    Latin Name: Quercus alba
    Year Adopted: 1941
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
    • State Soil: Sassafras series
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    Massachusetts State Tree - American Elm

    The American elm is the state tree of Massachusetts
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Hedwig in Washington via Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Ulmus americana
    Year Adopted: 1941
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 2-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Bean: Navy bean
    • State Berry: Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
    • State Beverage: Cranberry juice
    • State Flower: Mayflower (Epigaea repens)
    • State Muffin: Corn muffin
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    Michigan State Tree - Eastern White Pine

    The Eastern white pine is the state tree of Michigan.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by IvoShandor via Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Pinus strobus
    Year Adopted: 1955
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Apple blossom (Pyrus coronaria)
    • State Soil: Kalkaska sand
    • State Wildflower: Dwarf lake iris (Iris lacustris)
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    Minnesota State Tree - Norway Pine

    The Norway pine is the state tree of Minnesota.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by MPF via Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Pinus resinosa
    Year Adopted: 1945
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 2-7

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Pink and white ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae)
    • State Fruit: Honeycrisp™ Apple (Malus 'Honeycrisp')
    • State Grain: Wild rice (Zizania aquatica or Zizania palustris)
    • State Mushroom: Morel (Morchella esculenta)
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    Mississippi State Tree - Magnolia

    The magnolia is the state tree of Mississippi.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by emdot via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: genus Magnolia
    Year Adopted: 1938
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Varies

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)
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    Missouri State Tree - Flowering Dogwood

    The flowering dogwood is the state tree of Missouri
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Susan E Adams via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Cornus florida
    Year Adopted: 1955
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Hawthorn (genus Crataegus)
    • State Grape: Norton/Cynthiana (Vitis aestivalis 'Cynthiana')
    • State Tree Nut: Black walnut (Juglans nigra)
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    Montana State Tree - Ponderosa Pine

    The Ponderosa pine is the state tree of Montana
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Drew Avery via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Pinus ponderosa
    Year Adopted: 1949
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-7

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva)
    • State Grass: Bluebunch wheatgrass (Agropyron spicatum)
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    Nebraska State Tree - Eastern Cottonwood

    The Eastern Cottonwood is the state tree of Nebraska
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by sara~ via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Populus deltoides
    Year Adopted: 1972
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)
    • State Grass: Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
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    Nevada State Trees - Singleleaf Pinyon Pine and Bristlecone Pine

    The bristlecone pine and the singleleaf pinyon pine are the state trees of Nevada.
    State Trees Photo Gallery Top - bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva); bottom - singleleaf pinyon pine (Pinus monophylla). Bristlecone pine image - Ivymike. Singleleaf pinyon pine image - Dawn Endico Both via Flickr CC.

    Nevada is one of two states that have designated two state trees. The other is California, which recognizes both species of redwood trees.

    Latin Name: Singleleaf pinyon pine - Pinus monophylla, bristlecone pine - Pinus longaeva

    Year Adopted: Singleleaf pinyon pine - 1953, bristlecone pine - 1987

    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Singleleaf pinyon pine - Zones 5-9, bristlecone pine - Zones 4-7

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Christmas Tree: Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens)
    • State Tree: Bristlecone pine (Pinus...MORE longaeva)
    • State Grass: Indian rice grass (Achnatherum hymenoides)
    • State Soil: Orvada soil
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    New Hampshire State Tree - Paper Birch

    The paper birch is the state tree of New Hampshire.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Radomil via Creative Commons

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Purple lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
    • State Fruit: Pumpkin
    • State Wildflower: Pink ladyslipper (Cypripedium acaule)
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    New Jersey State Tree - Northern Red Oak

    The Northern red oak is the state tree of New Jersey.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by pellaea via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Quercus rubra
    Year Adopted: 1950
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Blue violet (Viola sororia)
    • State Fruit: Blueberries (genus Vaccinium)
    • State Memorial Tree: Dogwood (Cornus spp.)
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    New Mexico State Tree - Pinyon Pine

    The pinyon pine is the state tree of New Mexico
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by quinn.anya via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Pinus edulis
    Year Adopted: 1949
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-8

    • State Flower: Yucca (Yucca glauca)
    • State Grass: Blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis)
    • State Vegetables: Chiles (Capsicum annum) and frijoles (pinto beans - Phaseolus vulgaris)
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    New York State Tree - Sugar Maple

    The sugar maple is the state tree of New York.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Dendroica cerulea via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Acer saccharum
    Year Adopted: 1956
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Bush: Lilac bush (Syringa vulgaris)
    • State Flower: Rose (Rosa spp.)
    • State Fruit: Apple
    • State Muffin: Apple
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    North Carolina State Tree - Longleaf Pine

    The longleaf pine is the state tree of North Carolina.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Ryan Somma via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Pinus palustris
    Year Adopted: 1963
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zone 7-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Blue Berry: Blueberry (genus vaccinium)
    • State Carnivorous Plant: Venus fly trap (Dionaea muscipula)
    • State Christmas Tree: Fraser fir (Abies fraseri)
    • State Flower: Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida)
    • State Fruit: Scuppernong grape (Vitis rotundifolia)
    • State Red Berry: Strawberry (genus Fragraria)
    • State Vegetable: Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)
    • State Wildflower: Carolina lily (Lilium michauxii)
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    North Dakota State Tree - American Elm

    The American elm is the state tree of North Dakota.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Tie Guy II via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Ulmus americana
    Year Adopted: 1947
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 2-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Wild prairie rose (Rosa arkansana)
    • State Fruit: Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
    • State Grass: Western wheatgrass (Agropyron smithii)
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    Northern Marianas State Tree - Flame Tree

    The flame tree is the state tree of Northern Marianas
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Tatters:) via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Delonix regia
    Year Adopted: Unspecified
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 10-11

    Related State Symbol:

    • State Flower: Plumeria (Plumeria rubra forma acutifolia)
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    Ohio State Tree - Ohio Buckeye

    The Ohio buckeye is the state tree of Ohio.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Digital Sextant via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Aesculus glabra
    Year Adopted: 1953
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-7

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Beverage: Tomato juice
    • State Flower: Scarlet carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus)
    • State Fruit: Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
    • State Native Fruit: Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)
    • State Wildflower: Large white trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)
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    Oklahoma State Tree - Eastern Redbud

    The Eastern redbud is the state tree of Oklahoma
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by micklpickl via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Cercis canadensis (Eastern redbud growing profile)
    Year Adopted: 1937
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Mistletoe (Phoradendron serotinum)
    • State Fruit: Strawberry (genus Fragraria)
    • State Grass: Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans)
    • State Soil: Port Silt Loam
    • State Vegetable: Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
    • State Wildflower: Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella)
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    Oregon State Tree - Douglas Fir

    The Douglas fir is the state tree of Oregon.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by brewbooks via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
    Year Adopted: 1939
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-6

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium)
    • State Fruit: Pear (genus Pyrus)
    • State Mushroom: Pacific golden chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius)
    • State Nut: Hazelnut (genus Corylus)
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    Pennsylvania State Tree - Eastern Hemlock

    The Eastern hemlock is the state tree of Pennsylvania.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Patrick Swint via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Tsuga canadensis
    Year Adopted: 1931
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-7

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Tree: Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
    • State Beautification Plant: Penngift Crownvetch (Coronilla varia)
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    Puerto Rico State Tree - Silk-Cotton Tree

    The silk-cotton tree is the state tree of Puerto Rico.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by 23dingenvoormusea via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Ceiba pentandra
    Year Adopted: Not specified
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 9b-11

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Soil: Bayamon
    • State Flower: Puerto Rico hibiscus (Ceiba pentandra)
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    Rhode Island State Tree - Red Maple

    The red maple is the state tree of Rhode Island.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by flickr./com/photos/aman da_munoz via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Acer rubrum
    Year Adopted: 1964
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Violet (Viola palmata)
    • State Fruit: Rhode Island Greening Apple
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    South Carolina State Tree - Cabbage Palmetto

    The cabbage palmetto is the state tree of South Carolina
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Mmcknight4

    Latin Name: Sabal palmetto
    Year Adopted: 1939
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 8-11

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Botanical Garden: South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University
    • State Flower: Yellow jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens)
    • State Fruit: Peach (Prunus persica)
    • State Grass: Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans)
    • State Wildflower: Goldenrod (Solidago)
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    South Dakota State Tree - Black Hills Spruce

    The Black Hills spruce is the state tree of South Dakota
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by ragesoss via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Picea glauca var. densata
    Year Adopted: 1947
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-6

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Soil: Houdek
    • State Flower: Pasque flower (Anemone patens var. multifida)
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    Tennessee State Tree - Tulip Poplar

    The tulip poplar is the state tree of Tennessee
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by mscaprikell via Flickr Creative Commons
    Latin Name: Liriodendron tulipifera
    Year Adopted: 1947
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 4-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Iris (genus Iris)
    • State Fruit: Tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum)
    • State Wildflower: Passion flower (genus Passiflora)
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    Texas State Tree - Pecan Tree

    The pecan tree is the state tree of Texas.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by RogueSun Media via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Carya illinoinensis
    Year Adopted: 1919
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Texas bluebonnet (genus Lupinus)
    • State Fruit: Red grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
    • State Pepper: Jalapeño (Capsicum annuum)
    • State Vegetable: 1015 Onion
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    Utah State Tree - Blue Spruce

    The blue spruce is the state tree of Utah
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by quinn.anya via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Picea pungens
    Year Adopted: 1933
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Sego lily (Calochortus)
    • State Fruit: Cherry (Prunus cerasus and Prunus avium)
    • State Grass: Indian rice grass (Achnatherum hymenoides)
    • State Historic Vegetable: Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris)
    • State Vegetable: Spanish Sweet Onion
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    Vermont State Tree - Sugar Maple

    The sugar maple is the state tree of Vermont.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by unforth via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Acer saccharum
    Year Adopted: 1949
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Red clover (Trifolium pratense)
    • State Fruit: Apple
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    Virginia State Tree - Flowering Dogwood

    The flowering dogwood is the state tree of Virginia
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by The Gifted Photographer via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Cornus florida
    Year Adopted: 1956
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Flowering dogwood
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    Washington State Tree - Western Hemlock

    The Western hemlock is the state tree of Washington
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by anemoneprojectors via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Tsuga heterophylla
    Year Adopted: 1947
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Coast rhododendron (Rhododendron macrophyllum)
    • State Fruit: Apple
    • State Grass: Bluebunch wheatgrass (Agropyron spicatum)
    • State Vegetable: Walla Walla sweet onion
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    West Virginia State Tree - Sugar Maple

    The sugar maple is the state tree of West Virginia.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by anslatadams via Flickr Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Acer saccharum
    Year Adopted: 1949
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum)
    • State Fruit: Golden Delicious apple
    • State Soil: Monongahela silt loam
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    Wisconsin State Tree - Sugar Maple

    The sugar maple is the state tree of Wisconsin.
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Bruce Marlin via Creative Commons

    Latin Name: Acer saccharum
    Year Adopted: 1949
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-8

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Violet (Viola sororia)
    • State Fruit: Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
    • State Grain: Corn (Zea mays)
    • State Soil: Antigo Silt Loam
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    Wyoming State Tree - Plains Cottonwood

    The plains cottonwood is the state tree of Wyoming
    State Trees Photo Gallery. Image by Howcheng

    Latin Name: Populus deltoides subsp. monilifera
    Year Adopted: 1947/1961
    Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 3-9

    Related State Symbols:

    • State Flower: Indian paintbrush (Castilleja linariifolia)
    • State Grass: Western wheatgrass (Pascopyrum smithii)