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Washington State Symbols

Welcome to Washington! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Evergreen State, Chinook State  
Symbols of State
Motto Alki 1893
Song Washington, My Home 1959
EcoSymbols
Flower coast rhododendron (Rhododendron macrophyllum) 1959
(former) rhododendron (Rhododendron californicum) 1949
Tree western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) 1947
Grass bluebunch wheatgrass (Pseudoroegneria spicata) 1989
Fruit apple (Malus) 1989
Vegetable Walla Walla sweet onion (Allium cepa) 2007
Bird willow goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) 1951
Endemic Mammal Olympic marmot (Marmota olympus) 2009
Marine Mammal orca (Orcinus orca) 2005
Amphibian Pacific chorus frog (Pseudacris regilla) 2007
Fish steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) 1969
Insect green darner dragonfly (Anax junius) 1997
Oyster Ostrea lurida 2014
Gem petrified wood 1975
Fossil † Columbian mammoth (Mammuthus columbi) 1998
Soil Tokul (unofficial) Unofficial
Waterfall Palouse Falls 2014
Cultural Symbols
Ship President Washington 1983
Tall Ship Lady Washington 2007
Arboretum Washington Park Arboretum (University of Washington, Seattle) 1995
Tartan 1991
Dance square dance Redundant Symbol 1979
Folk Song Roll on Columbia, Roll On 1987

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