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List of Iowa state symbols facts for kids

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Iowa in United States

The U.S. state of Iowa official symbols follow, as designated by the Iowa Legislature and listed in the Iowa Official Register:

State symbols

Type Symbol Notes Adopted Image
Bird American Goldfinch Spinus tristis (synonym: Carduelis tristis) 1933
Flag Flag of Iowa Specified in Iowa Code - Title I Chapter IB 1921
Flower Wild Rose No one species is established by the legislature, but the wild prairie rose (Rosa arkansana — synonym: Rosa pratincola) is most often used. 1897
Rock Geode 1967 Geode
Seal Seal of Iowa Includes the state motto: "Our liberties we prize, and our rights we will maintain.", specified in Iowa Code - Title I Chapter IA 1847
Song "The Song of Iowa" by S.H.M. Byers
Tree Oak No species or variety designated 1961
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