List of U.S. state and territory trees

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This is a list of U.S. state, federal district, and territory trees, including official trees of the following of the states, of the federal district, and of the territories.

Table

State
federal district
or territory
State tree Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Alabama Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris Longleaf 8246.jpg 1949
clarified 1997 [1]
Alaska Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis Picea sitchensis forest.jpg 1962 [2] [3]
American Samoa None [4]
Arizona Blue Palo Verde Parkinsonia florida Cercidium floridum whole.jpg 1954 [5] [6]
Arkansas Loblolly Pine Pinus taeda Pinus taeda.jpg 1939 [7]
California Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens 030803a redwoodfog.jpg 1937 [8] [9]
Giant Sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum Grizzly Giant Mariposa Grove.jpg
Colorado Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens Picea pungens tree.jpg 1939 [10]
Connecticut White Oak
(See Also: Charter)
Quercus alba PostcardHartfordCTCharterOak1906.jpg 1947 [11]
Delaware American Holly Ilex opaca Americanholly 8046.JPG 1939 [12]
District of Columbia Scarlet Oak Quercus coccinea Quercus coccinea Fe1aJPG.jpg 1960 [13]
Florida Sabal Palm Sabal palmetto Spalmetto2.JPG 1953 [14]
Georgia Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana Live oak Georgetown.jpg 1937[ citation needed]
Guam Ifit (Pacific Teak) Intsia bijuga Intsia bijuga.jpg 1969 [15]
Hawaii Candlenut tree (kukui) Aleurites moluccanus Starr 020803-0119 Aleurites moluccana.jpg 1959 [16]
Idaho Western White Pine Pinus monticola Pinus monticola1.jpg 1935[ citation needed]
Illinois White Oak Quercus alba Quercus alba.jpg 1973[ citation needed]
Indiana Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera Liriodendronflower0117.JPG 1931 [17]
Iowa Oak (variety unspecified) Quercus spp. Raunkiaer.jpg 1961 [18]
Kansas Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides Populus deltoides.jpg 1937 [19]
Kentucky Tulip-tree Liriodendron tulipifera Liriodendronflower0117.JPG [20]
Louisiana Bald Cypress Taxodium distichum Taxodium distichum NRCSMS01010.jpg
Maine Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus EasternWhitePine23.jpg 1945[ citation needed]
Maryland White Oak
(see also: Wye Oak)
Quercus alba Wye Oak.jpg
Massachusetts American Elm Ulmus americana Img ulmus americana 2209.jpg 1941[ citation needed]
Michigan Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus EasternWhitePine23.jpg 1955[ citation needed]
Minnesota Red Pine Pinus resinosa Pinus resinosa.jpg
Mississippi Southern Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora 2004.jpg
Missouri Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida Floweringdogwood.jpg
Montana Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa Pinus ponderosa 8144t.jpg
Nebraska Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides Populus deltoides.jpg 1972 [21]
Nevada Single-leaf Pinyon Pinus monophylla [22] Single-leaf pinyon 1.jpg 1959[ citation needed]
Great Basin Bristlecone pine Pinus longaeva [22] Big bristlecone pine Pinus longaeva.jpg 1987[ citation needed]
New Hampshire American White Birch Betula papyrifera Betula papyrifera1.jpg 1947[ citation needed]
New Jersey Northern Red Oak Quercus rubra Quercus rubra 2.JPG
New Mexico Piñon Pine Pinus edulis Pinus edulis.jpg 1949 [23]
New York Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg
North Carolina Pine Pinus Longleaf 8246.jpg 1963 [24]
North Dakota American Elm Ulmus americana Img ulmus americana 2209.jpg 1947 [25]
Northern Mariana Islands Flame Tree Delonix regia RoyalPoincianaUSVI.jpg 1979 [26]
Ohio Ohio Buckeye Aesculus glabra Aesculus glabra var. glabra.jpg
Oklahoma Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis Cercis siliquastrum4.jpg
Oregon Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas Fir in Lassen VNP-750px.JPG
Pennsylvania Eastern Hemlock Tsuga canadensis Tsuga canadensis cones.jpg
Puerto Rico Ceiba (unofficial [notes 1]) Ceiba pentandra Vieques Ceiba.jpg [27]
Rhode Island Red Maple Acer rubrum Acer rubrum 001.jpg 1964[ citation needed]
South Carolina Sabal Palm Sabal palmetto Spalmetto2.JPG 1939 [28]
South Dakota Black Hills Spruce Picea glauca
var. densata
Picea glauca.jpg 1947 [29]
Tennessee Tulip-tree Liriodendron tulipifera Liriodendronflower0117.JPG
Texas Pecan Carya illinoinensis Pecan orchard.jpg 1919[ citation needed]
United States Virgin Islands None [30]
Utah Quaking Aspen Populus tremuloides Quaking aspen Populus tremuloides trio.jpg 2014 [31]
Vermont Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg 1949[ citation needed]
Virginia Flowering dogwood Cornus florida Floweringdogwood.jpg 1956 [32]
Washington Western Hemlock Tsuga heterophylla Tsuga heterophylla1.jpg 1947 [33] [34]
West Virginia Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg
Wisconsin Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg 1949 [35]
Wyoming Plains cottonwood Populus deltoides monilifera Populus deltoides.jpg

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The Institute of Puerto Rican Culture proposed the Ceiba as the official tree. It was not adopted, but remains a popular symbol of the Commonwealth.

References

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  3. ^ Muriel L. Dubois (2003). Alaska Facts and Symbols. Capstone. pp. 15–. ISBN  978-0-7368-2232-9. OCLC  1014049464.
  4. ^ "Chapter 03 - Official Symbols", Code Annotated by Title and Chapter, American Samoa Bar Association, retrieved 2022-02-03
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  13. ^ DC symbols, Office of the Secretary (DC), retrieved 2022-02-05
  14. ^ "15.031 State tree", The 2021 Florida Statutes, Title IV, Chapter 15, retrieved 2022-02-06
  15. ^ 2019 Guam Statutes Title 1 - General Provisions Chapter 10 - Holidays, Festivities, Time, etc, pp. 16–17, retrieved 2022-02-02
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  17. ^ Ind. Code §1-2-7-1 (1931)
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  19. ^ "Tidbits". Ludington Daily News. Aug 4, 2001. p. 33. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  20. ^ http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/002%2D00/095.pdf KRS002.095
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  35. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2011-12-19.