State flowers

State flowers

State flowers:

Each states in the U.S. has its own emblematic flower, which has been chosen either because of its abundance within the state or because it has played some role in the history of that state. Below is a list of state flowers along with their scientific names:
Alabama: Camellia, Camellia japonica
Alaska: Forget-me-not, Myosotis alpestris
Arizona: Saguaro Cactus blossom, Carnegiea gigantea
Arkansas: Apple blossom, Malus
California: California poppy, Eschscholzia californica
Colorado: Rocky Mountain Columbine, Aquilegia caerulea
Connecticut: Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia
Delaware: Peach blossom, Prunus persica
Florida: Orange blossom, Citrus sinensis
Georgia: Cherokee rose, Rosa laevigata
Hawaii: Hawaiian hibiscus, Hibiscus brackenridgei
Idaho: Syringa, Mock orange, Philadelphus lewisii
Illinois: Violet, Viola
Indiana: Peony, Paeonia
Iowa: Wild Prairie Rose, Rosa arkansana
Kansas: Sunflower, Helianthus annuus
Louisiana: Magnolia, Magnolia
Maine: White pine cone and tassel, Pinus strobus
Maryland: Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta
Massachusetts: Mayflower, Epigaea repens
Michigan: Apple blossom, Malus
Minnesota: Pink and white lady’s slipper, Cypripedium reginae
Mississippi: Magnolia, Magnolia
Missouri: Hawthorn, Crataegus
Montana: Bitterroot, Lewisia rediviva
Nebraska: Goldenrod, Solidago gigantea
Nevada: Sagebrush, Artemisia tridentata
New Hampshire: Purple lilac, Syringa vulgaris
New Jersey: Violet, Viola sororia
New Mexico: Yucca flower, Yucca
New York: Rose, Rosa
North Carolina: Flowering Dogwood, Cornus florida
North Dakota: Wild Prairie Rose, Rosa blanda or arkansana
Ohio: Scarlet Carnation, Dianthus caryophyllus
Oklahoma: Oklahoma Rose, Rosa
Oregon: Oregon grape, Berberis aquifolium
Pennsylvania: Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia
Rhode Island: Violet, Viola
South Carolina: Yellow Jessamine, Gelsemium sempervirens
South Dakota: Pasque flower, Pulsatilla hirsutissima
Tennessee: Iris, Iris
Texas: Bluebonnet sp., Lupinus sp.
Utah: Sego lily, Calochortus nuttallii
Vermont: Red Clover, Trifolium pratense
Virginia: American Dogwood, Cornus florida
Washington: Coast Rhododendron, Rhododendron macrophyllum
West Virginia: Rhododendron, Rhododendron maximum
Wisconsin: Wood Violet, Viola papilionacea
Wyoming: Indian Paintbrush, Castilleja linariifolia