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« on: March 31, 2012, 12:53:45 PM »

Because of all the well-needed rain we have had this winter our Texas Bluebonnets are going crazy....



How about yours?
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2012, 01:10:48 PM »

Arizona's is the Saguaro Blossom (cactus flower). I have no idea when that actual blooming season is, but given it's a cactus I doubt the rains have much to do with it.
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012, 02:21:27 PM »

In Minnesota it's the pink and white Lady Slipper



Originally our state flower was the Lady Slipper (Cypripedium calceolus), but then they found out they don't grow in Minnesota.  BounceGiggle So they changed it to the pink and white one (Cypripedium reginae). They must be fairly rare as well as I've lived here all my life and have never seen one.
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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2012, 03:00:23 PM »

Apparently Kentucky's state flower is the goldenrod (who knew?). We're better known for our state bird, the Cardinal:



Beautiful creatures and we really do see them quite often.
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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2012, 04:51:32 PM »

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We're better known for our state bird, the Cardinal

Right. Arizona is not particularly known for our state flower either. We're more known for our state person: the desert psycho.
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« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2012, 07:26:28 PM »

Oregon Grape.  An evergreen shrub that grows little yellow flowers and blue berries, that maybe somewhat resemble grapes, though the Oregon Grape is not in itself a grape at all.
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2012, 05:01:44 PM »

That's a beautiful stretch of highway with the flowers covering the sides.  Imagine riding along that for twenty miles.

Delaware's state flower is the peach blossom, which is perfect for me.  Not only are they nice to look at and lovely to smell, but they mean PEACHES are coming - that I can eat.  I love peaches.  Is it peach season yet? 
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« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2012, 08:24:12 AM »

We don't have a state flower ~ although some parts of this country are in a bit of a state  TongueOut ~ but our national flower is the King Protea.
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« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2012, 12:21:35 PM »

We don't have a state flower ~ although some parts of this country are in a bit of a state  TongueOut ~ but our national flower is the King Protea.
I just Googled that...what a lovely flower! Smile
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« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2012, 12:40:02 PM »

Because of all the well-needed rain we have had this winter our Texas Bluebonnets are going crazy....



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Wow, That's  beautiful.  Smile  NYS flower is the Rose. My Mom planted a  wonderful Rose bush, years ago, and every time they bloom, already  I see signs, people  would love them. Unfortunately, some would pick them while  no one was home. After all, It was  the NYC part of  NY. TeddyR

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« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2012, 01:01:38 PM »

Because of all the well-needed rain we have had this winter our Texas Bluebonnets are going crazy....



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Wow, That's  beautiful.  Smile  NYS flower is the Rose. My Mom planted a  wonderful Rose bush, years ago, and every time they bloom, already  I see signs, people  would love them. Unfortunately, some would pick them while  no one was home. After all, It was  the NYC part of  NY. TeddyR


Yellow roses are my favorite...after all,I am a Texan.


That reminds me of a blooming yellow rose avatar I used to have over at Memorylane. Our dear mutal friend,Enjaydee, sent me a PM thanking me for putting it up for it was his Mum's favorite. I miss Nigel.
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« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2012, 01:19:52 PM »

     Here's Ohio's....



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« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2012, 11:38:33 AM »

I live in Illinois. This is our state flower.




Although if you want to get technical, the violet is our state flower.

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« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2012, 11:56:05 AM »

Because of all the well-needed rain we have had this winter our Texas Bluebonnets are going crazy....



How about yours?


Wow, That's  beautiful.  Smile  NYS flower is the Rose. My Mom planted a  wonderful Rose bush, years ago, and every time they bloom, already  I see signs, people  would love them. Unfortunately, some would pick them while  no one was home. After all, It was  the NYC part of  NY. TeddyR


Yellow roses are my favorite...after all,I am a Texan.


That reminds me of a blooming yellow rose avatar I used to have over at Memorylane. Our dear mutal friend,Enjaydee, sent me a PM thanking me for putting it up for it was his Mum's favorite. I miss Nigel.


I miss alot of folks, Mom is top of the list. You never get over death of someone you love, you just keep moving on and doing the best you can and try to be forgiving to those who don't quite  make it.
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« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2012, 08:16:15 PM »

As a fairly recent Georgia immigrant I was a bit surprised to find the state flower is NOT the Peach Blossom, it's the Cherokee Rose.



FUNF ACT: A Cherokee Rose featured prominently in a recent episode of The Walking Dead. The episode was in fact titled Cherokee Rose.


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