AK State Symbols
Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09
| Symbols for Alaska: Botanical and Garden Symbols
By Nora Kirkeby
Aug 15, 2006, 15:37 PST
Alaska State Flower and Alaska State Tree
|Photo by Dave Powell of the USDA Forest Service, courtesy of Forestry Images|
Alaska State Flower
This cute little reference includes the history of the forget-me-not as Alaska's state flower, including it's designation by the Igloos, and the poems that were contained in the 1917 bill.
Source: Forget-Me-Not Jewelry
Alaska State Tree
The Sitka Spruce is Alaska’s official tree. This site has great information about the tree, and it's adoption. There's also a great photo if you want one.
Source: Think Quest New York City
This has good information on the Sitka spruce. The window will appear as a pop-up source rather than a link.
Source: National Wildlife Federation
Learn more with the help of Google.
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