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Utah State Symbols

Welcome to Utah! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Beehive State, Mormon State, Salt Lake State, Land of the Saints  
Symbols of State
Motto Industry 1959
Song Utah, This is the Place 2003
Emblem beehive 1959
EcoSymbols
Flower Sego lily (Calochortus nuttallii) 1911
Tree quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) 2014
(former) Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens) 1933
Grass Indian ricegrass (Oryzopsis hymenoides) 1990
Fruit cherry (Prunus) 1997
Vegetable Spanish sweet onion (Allium cepa) 2002
Historic Vegetable sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) 2002
Bird California gull (Larus californicus) 1955
Animal Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus) 1971
Lizard Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum) 2019
Fish Bonneville cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii utah) 1997
(former) rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) 1971
Insect honeybee (Apis mellifera) Redundant Symbol 1983
Mineral copper 1994
Rock coal 1991
Gem topaz 1969
Fossil † Allosaurus 1988
Dinosaur † Utahraptor 2018
Soil Mivida (unofficial) Unofficial
Centennial Star Dubhe 1996
Astronomical Symbol The Beehive Cluster located in the constellation Cancer the Crab 1996
Cultural Symbols
Snack Food Jell-O 2001
Cooking Pot Dutch oven 1997
Winter Sports skiing and snowboarding 2012
Railroad Museum Ogden Union Station 1988
Tartan Centennial Tartan 1996
Folk Dance square dance Redundant Symbol 1994
Hymn Utah, We Love Thee 2003
Work of Land Art Spiral Jetty 2017
Work of Art Native American rock art 2017
Language English Redundant Symbol 2000
Firearm John M. Browning designed M1911 automatic pistol 2011

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