List of U.S. state grasses

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The following is a list of official U.S. state grasses.

Table

State State grass Scientific name Image Year
adopted
California Purple needlegrass Nassella pulchra Nassellapulchra.jpg 2004 [1]
Colorado Blue grama Bouteloua gracilis Blue grama Bouteloua gracilis MN 2007.JPG 1987 [2]
Illinois Big bluestem
(state prairie grass)
Andropogon gerardii Andropogon gerardii.jpg 1989 [3]
Kansas Little bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium
(Andropogon scoparius)
Little Bluestem.jpg 2010 [4]
Minnesota Wild rice
(state grain)
Zizania aquatica WildRice23.jpg 1977 [5]
Missouri Big bluestem Andropogon gerardii Andropogon gerardii.jpg 2007 [6]
Montana Bluebunch wheatgrass Agropyron spicatum Pseudoroegneria spicata 01.jpg 1973 [7]
Nebraska Little bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium
(Andropogon scoparius)
Andropogon scoparius.jpg 1969 [8]
Nevada Indian ricegrass Oryzopsis hymenoides White Sands vegetation in cryptobiotic crust.jpg 1977 [9]
New Mexico Blue grama Bouteloua gracilis Bouteloua gracilis.jpg [10]
North Dakota Western wheatgrass Pascopyrum smithii
(Agropyron smithii)
Pascopyrum smithii NRCS-2o.jpg [11]
Oklahoma Indian grass Sorghastrum nutans Sorghastrum nutans EPA-2.jpg 1972 [12]
South Carolina Indian grass Sorghastrum nutans Sorghastrum nutans EPA-2.jpg 2001 [13]
South Dakota Western wheatgrass Agropyron smithii Pascopyrum smithii NRCS-2o.jpg 1970 [14]
Texas Sideoats grama Bouteloua curtipendula Bouteloua curtipendula.jpg 1971 [15]
Utah Indian ricegrass Oryzopsis hymenoides White Sands vegetation in cryptobiotic crust.jpg 1990 [16]
Washington Bluebunch wheatgrass Agropyron spicatum Pseudoroegneria spicata 01.jpg 1989 [17]
Wisconsin Corn
(state grain)
Zea mays Klip kukuruza uzgojen u Međimurju (Croatia).JPG 1989 [18]
Wyoming Western wheatgrass Agropyron smithii Pascopyrum smithii NRCS-2o.jpg 2007 [19]

See also

References

  1. ^ "California State Library - History and Culture - State Symbols". Retrieved 2008-07-14.
  2. ^ "State Grass". Colorado.gov. State of Colorado. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  3. ^ "State Symbols". Illinois.gov. State of Illinois. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Little Bluestem". Kansapedia. Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Minnesota State Symbols". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved 2020-07-22.
  6. ^ "Big bluestem is now state's official grass".
  7. ^ "1-1-506.State grass, MCA". Montana State Legislature. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Nebraska Revised Statutes §90-112 (2019) - State grass; little blue stem". Justia Law. Justia. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  9. ^ "NRS: Chapter 235 - State Seal, Motto and Symbosl; Gifts and Endowments". Nevada Legislature. Legislative Council Bureau. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  10. ^ "State Grass". New Mexico Secretary of State. New Mexico Secretary of State. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  11. ^ "North Dakota Century Code Title 54, Chapter 54-02 (2019) - State Emblems, Symbols, and Awards". Justia Law. Justia. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  12. ^ "Oklahoma Symbols | OHSkids!". Oklahoma Historical Society. Oklahoma Historical Society. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  13. ^ "South Carolina State Symbols". South Carolina Legislature Online. South Carolina Legislative Services Agency. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  14. ^ "About the State of South Dakota". South Dakota Secretary of State. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  15. ^ "SCR31_62R" (PDF). Legislative Reference Library. Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  16. ^ Utah State Grass - Indian Ricegrass from pioneer.utah.gov "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  17. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11.
  18. ^ "2009–2010 Wisconsin Blue Book: Wisconsin State Symbols" (PDF). Wisconsin Legislative Documents. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  19. ^ "Wyoming Facts and Symbols". State of Wyoming. State of Wyoming. Retrieved 22 July 2020.