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Florida State Symbols

Each state in the United States of America is unique. The people and legislature of Florida have selected the following state symbols to represent their state's individual environment and culture.

The Florida State Seal

[Image of The Florida State Seal]

The 50 State Seals

The Florida State Flag

[Image of The Florida State Flag]

On a white field emblazoned with a cross of St. Andrew and the state seal, Florida's flag represents the land of sunshine, flowers, palm trees, rivers and lakes. The seal features a brilliant sun, a cabbage palmetto tree, a steamboat sailing and a Native American Seminole woman scattering flowers.

The 50 State Flags

Other State Symbols

  • Animal: Florida Panther
  • Anthem: Florida (Where the Sawgrass Meets the Sky)
  • Beverage: Orange Juice
  • Bird: Northern Mockingbird
  • Butterfly : Zebra Longwing
  • Flower: Orange Blossom
  • Fresh Water Fish: Florida Largemouth Bass
  • Fruit: Orange
  • Gemstone: Moonstone
  • Horse: Florida Cracker Horse
  • Marine Mammal: Florida Manatee
  • Motto: In God We Trust
  • Nickname: Sunshine State
  • Pie: Key Lime Pie
  • Reptile: American Alligator
  • Salt Water Fish: Atlantic Sailfish
  • Salt Water Mammal: Porpoise
  • Salt Water Reptile: Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Shell: Horse Conch
  • Soil: Myakka Soil
  • Song: Old Folks at Home
  • Stone: Agatized Coral
  • Tortoise: Gopher Tortoise
  • Tree: Sabal Palm
  • Wildflower: Tickseed

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