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Minnesota State Symbols

Welcome to Minnesota! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The North Star State, Land of 10,000 Lakes, Gopher State, Bread and Butter State  
Symbols of State
Motto L’Étoile du Nord 1861
Song Hail! Minnesota! 1945
EcoSymbols
Flower pink and white lady slipper (Cypripedium reginae) 1902
(former) lady slipper (Cyprideum calceolous) 1893
Tree red or Norway pine (Pinus resinosa) 1953
Grain wild rice (Zizania palustris) 1977
Fruit Honeycrisp apple (Malus domestica) 2006
Berry blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) 1988
Mushroom morel (Morchella esculenta) 1984
Bird common loon (Gavia immer) 1961
Fish walleye (Sander vitreus) 1965
Butterfly monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) 2000
Bee rusty-patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis) 2019
Gemstone Lake Superior agate 1969
Soil Lester 2012
Cultural Symbols
Sport ice hockey 2009
Muffin blueberry muffin 1998
Beverage milk Redundant Symbol 1984
Tartan Minnesota Tartan 2002
Photograph Grace 2002

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