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Idaho State Symbols

Welcome to Idaho! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Gem State, Gem of the Mountains, Land of Famous Potatoes  
Symbols of State
Motto Esto Perpetua 1891
Song Here We Have Idaho 1931
EcoSymbols
Flower Syringa (Philadelphus lewisii) 1931
Tree western white pine (Pinus monticola) 1935
Fruit huckleberry (Vaccinium) 2000
Vegetable potato (Solanum tuberosum) 2002
Bird mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides) 1931
Raptor peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) 2004
Horse Appaloosa (Equus caballus) 1975
Amphibian Idaho giant salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) 2015
Fish cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii) 1990
Insect monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) 1992
Gem Stone Idaho star garnet 1967
Fossil † Hagerman horse (Equus simplicidens) 1988
Soil Thrreebear (unofficial) Unofficial
Cultural Symbols
American Folk Dance of Idaho square dance Redundant Symbol 1989
Writer-in-Residence (various) 1923
Language English Redundant Symbol 2007

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