From Alabama to Wyoming, each of the fifty states boasts a special bloom to represent their unique region. While some state flowers are chosen simply because they are common in that area, others were chosen due to historical significance or from popular vote from the community.

Fun fact: while each state has its own unique flower, so does each country! The United State’s national flower is the rose. Find out more in our article about different countries and their national flowers!

State Flowers in Alphabetical Order

Alabama – Camellia

Alaska – Forget-me-not

Arizona – Sagauro cactus blossom

Arkansas – Apple blossom

California – California poppy

Colorado – Rocky Mountain columbine

Connecticut – Mountain laurel

Delaware – Peach blossom

Florida – Orange blossom

Georgia – Azalea

Hawaii – Hawaiian hibiscus

Idaho – Syringa

Illinois – Violet

Indiana – Peony

Iowa – Wild prairie rose

Kansas – Sunflower

Kentucky – Goldenrod

Louisiana – Magnolia

Maine – White pine cone

Maryland – Black-eyed Susan

Massachusetts – Mayflower

Michigan – Apple blossom

Minnesota – Pink and white lady’s slipper

Mississippi – Magnolia

Missouri – Hawthorn

Montana – Bitterroot

Nebraska – Goldenrod

Nevada – Sagebrush

New Hampshire – Purple lilac

New Jersey – Violet

New Mexico – Yucca flowers

New York – Rose

North Carolina – Flowering dogwood

North Dakota – Wild prairie rose

Ohio – Scarlet carnation

Oklahoma – Oklahoma rose

Oregon – Oregon grape

Pennsylvania – Mountain laurel

Rhode Island – Violet

South Carolina – Yellow jessamine

South Dakota – Pasque flower

Tennessee – Iris

Texas – Bluebonnet

Utah – Sego lily

Vermont – Red clover

Virginia – American dogwood

Washington – Coast rhododendron

West Virginia – Rhododendron

Wisconsin – Wood violet

Wyoming – Indian paintbrush

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Madeline started her writing career as an art & culture reporter for her university newspaper, FSView. She has since contributed to Tallahassee Woman Magazine,, and Mission Magazine. Based in New York City, she enjoys going to art galleries and drinking matcha latte's when away from the keyboard.

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