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Oregon State Symbols

Welcome to Oregon! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Beaver State, Webfoot State, Hard-case State  
Symbols of State
Motto Alis Volat Propriis
Song Oregon, My Oregon 1927
EcoSymbols
Flower Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium) 1899
Tree Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) 1939
Fruit pear (Pyrus communis) 2005
Nut hazelnut (Corylus avellana) 1989
Mushroom Pacific golden chanterelle (Cantharellus formosus) 1999
(Song)bird western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) 1927
Raptor osprey (Pandion haliaetus) 2017
Animal beaver (Castor canadensis) 1969
Fish Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) 1961
Insect Oregon swallowtail (Papilio oregonius) 1979
Crustacean Dungeness crab (Metacarcinus magister) 2009
Shell Oregon hairy triton (Fusitriton oregonensis) 1989
Microbe Brewer’s Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) 2013
Rock thunderegg 1965
Gemstone Oregon sunstone 1987
Fossil † Metasequoia (Metasequoia) 2005
Soil Jory 2011
Cultural Symbols
Colors navy blue and gold 1959
Mother of Oregon Tabitha Moffatt Brown 1987
Father of Oregon Dr. John McLoughlin 1957
Hostess Miss Oregon 1969
Team Portland Trail Blazers 1991
Pie marionberry pie 2017
Beverage milk Redundant Symbol 1997
Dance square dance Redundant Symbol 1977
Statehood Pageant The Champoeg Historical Pageant 1987
Outdoor Pageant and Wild West Show Happy Canyon Indian Pageant and Wild West Show 2011

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