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The Texas state flower is the bluebonnet and the state bird is the mockingbird. The bluebonnet was adopted as the state flower of Texas in 1901. In addition to Texas, the mockingbird is also the state bird of Arkansas, F... More »

A list of flowers might include the names of the state flowers, starting with the states on the Pacific Ocean. Alaska's state flower is the forget-me-not, Hawaii's flower is the yellow hibiscus, and California's flower i... More »

Carolina jasmine, Indian blanket and horse mint are a few native plants of Texas. The pecan tree is considered the official tree of Texas, and the Bluebonnet is the official flower of the state. Various shrubs are native... More »

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The state bird of Florida is the northern mockingbird. This bird is also the state bird of Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas. The northern mockingbird is colored in shades of white, black and gray. The bird, which grows ar... More »

Texas is America's second-largest state in both size and population, with an area of 268,820 square miles and a population of 26.45 million as of 2013. It was the site of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy an... More »

Texas is the second largest U.S. state behind Alaska and is approximately 750 miles wide and 790 miles long. Its total area is 261,797 square miles. This is about 7 percent of the total area of the United States. More »