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Arizona State Symbols

Welcome to Arizona! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Grand Canyon State, Copper State  
Symbols of State
Motto Ditat Deus 1864
Anthem Arizona March Song 1919
Alternate Anthem Arizona 1981
EcoSymbols
Flower saguaro cactus blossom (Carnegia gigantea) 1931
Tree palo verde (Cercidium) 1954
Bird cactus wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) 1931
Mammal ringtail (Bassariscus astutus) 1986
Reptile ridge-nosed rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi) 1986
Amphibian Arizona tree frog (Hyla eximia) 1986
Fish Arizona trout (Oncorhynchus apache) 1986
Butterfly two-tailed swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata) 2001
Mineral wulfenite 2017
Gem turquoise 1974
Metal copper 2015
Fossil † Arizona petrified wood (Araucarioxylon arizonicum) 1988
Dinosaur † Sonorasaurus 2018
Soil Casa Grande (unofficial) Unofficial
Cultural Symbols
Colors blue and gold 1915
Neckwear bolo tie 1973
Tartan Arizona 1995
Drink lemonade 2019
Language English Redundant Symbol 2006
Firearm Colt single-action Army revolver 2011

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