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New York State Symbols

Welcome to New York! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Empire State, Excelsior State, Knickerbocker State  
Slogan I Love New York 2009
Symbols of State
Motto Excelsior 1778
Song I Love New York 2009
EcoSymbols
Flower rose (Rosa) 1955
Tree sugar maple (Acer saccharum) 1956
Fruit apple (Malus) 1976
Bush lilac (Syringa vulgaris) 2006
Bird eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis) 1970
Animal beaver (Castor canadensis) 1975
Reptile common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) 2006
Freshwater Fish brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) 1975
Marine or Saltwater Fish striped bass (Morone saxatilis) 2006
Insect nine-spotted ladybug (Coccinella novemnotata) 1989
Butterfly red-spotted purple or white admiral (Limenitis arthemis) 2008
Shell bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) 1988
Gem wine-red garnet 1969
Fossil † sea scorpion (Eurypterus remipes) 1984
Soil Honeoye (unofficial) Unofficial
Cultural Symbols
Food apple muffin 1987
Snack yogurt 2014
Beverage milk Redundant Symbol 1981
Sport baseball 2021
Dog service dog 2015
Hymn Here Rests in Honored Glory (aka Ode to Israel) 2018

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