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List of U.S. state and territory trees

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This is a list of U.S. state and territory trees, including official trees of the following states and U.S. territories (and the District of Columbia).

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State State tree Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Alabama Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris   1949
clarified 1997[1]
Alaska Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis   1962
American Samoa Pandanus Pandanus  
Arizona Blue Palo Verde Parkinsonia florida   1954
Arkansas Loblolly Pine Pinus taeda   1939
California Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens   1937
Giant Sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum   1937
Colorado Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens   1939
Connecticut White Oak
(See Also: Charter)
Quercus alba   1947
Delaware American Holly Ilex opaca   1939
District of Columbia Scarlet Oak Quercus coccinea  
Florida Sabal Palm Sabal palmetto   1953
Georgia Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana   1937
Guam Instia bijuga / Pacific Teak Intsia bijuga  
Hawaii Candlenut Tree Aleurites moluccanus   1959
Idaho Western White Pine Pinus monticola   1935
Illinois White Oak Quercus alba   1973
Indiana Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera   1931 [2]
Iowa Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa  
Kansas Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides   1937[3]
Kentucky Tulip-tree Liriodendron tulipifera   [4]
Louisiana Bald Cypress Taxodium distichum  
Maine Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus   1945
Maryland White Oak
(see also: Wye Oak)
Quercus alba  
Massachusetts American Elm Ulmus americana   1941[citation needed]
Michigan Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus   1955
Minnesota Red Pine Pinus resinosa  
Mississippi Southern Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora  
Missouri Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida  
Montana Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa  
Nebraska Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides  
Nevada Single-leaf Pinyon Pinus monophylla[5]   1959
Great Basin Bristlecone pine Pinus longaeva[5]   1987
New Hampshire American White Birch Betula papyrifera   1947
New Jersey Northern Red Oak Quercus rubra  
New Mexico Piñon Pine Pinus edulis   1949[6]
New York Sugar Maple Acer saccharum  
North Carolina Pine Pinus   1963[7]
North Dakota American Elm Ulmus americana   2007[citation needed]
Northern Mariana Islands Flame Tree Delonix regia  
Ohio Ohio Buckeye Aesculus glabra  
Oklahoma Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis  
Oregon Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii  
Pennsylvania Eastern Hemlock Tsuga canadensis  
Puerto Rico Silk-cotton Tree Ceiba pentandra  
Rhode Island Red Maple Acer rubrum   1964
South Carolina Sabal Palm Sabal palmetto   1939[8]
South Dakota Black Hills Spruce Picea glauca
var. densata
  1947[9]
Tennessee Tulip-tree Liriodendron tulipifera  
Texas Pecan Carya illinoinensis   1919
US Virgin Islands Yellow Elder Tecoma stans  
Utah Quaking Aspen Populus tremuloides   2014[10]
Vermont Sugar Maple Acer saccharum   1949
Virginia Flowering dogwood Cornus florida  
Washington Western Hemlock Tsuga heterophylla   [11]
West Virginia Sugar Maple Acer saccharum  
Wisconsin Sugar Maple Acer saccharum   1949[12]
Wyoming Plains Cottonwood Populus deltoides
subsp. monilifera
 

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Alabama Tree". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2003-11-06. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  2. ^ Ind. Code §1-2-7-1 (1931)
  3. ^ "Tidbits". Ludington Daily News. Aug 4, 2001. p. 33. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/002%2D00/095.pdf KRS002.095
  5. ^ a b "Nevada Facts and State Emblems". State of Nevada. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  6. ^ "New Mexico Secretary of State: KID'S Corner". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  7. ^ "North Carolina State Tree". 
  8. ^ "South Carolina Statehouse student web page". Archived from the original on 2007-06-22. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  9. ^ "South Dakota State symbols and emblems". Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  10. ^ from KSL.com "Utah state tree changes thanks to elementary students" page. Retrieved on March 27, 2014
  11. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on March 9, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-11. 
  12. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 

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