Michigan State Symbols

Welcome to Michigan! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Wolverine State, Lake State, Great Lakes State, Lady of the Lake, Water Wonderland, Auto State  
Symbols of State
Motto Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice
Song My Michigan 1937
EcoSymbols
Flower sweet crabapple blossom (Malus coronaria) 1897
Wildflower dwarf lake iris (Iris lacustris) 1998
Tree eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) 1955
Bird robin (Turdus migratorius) 1931
Bicentennial Bird Kirtland’s warbler (Dendroica palmarum) 1976
Game Mammal white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) 1997
Reptile painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) 1995
Fish brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) 1988
Gem chlorastrolite 1973
Stone Petoskey stone (Hexagonaria percarinata) 1965
Fossil † mastodon (Mammut americanum) 2002
Soil Kalkaska Soil Series 1990
Cultural Symbols
Historical Society Historical Society of Michigan 2002
Children’s Book The Legend of Sleeping Bear 1998
Flag Pledge 1972

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