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Colorado State flower, bird, animal, fish and tree....?

Entered the Union: August 1, 1876 (38)Capital: Denver

State Flower:

Rocky Mountain Columbine

State Bird:

Lark Bunting

State Animal:

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

State Tree:

Colorado Blue Spruce

State Fish:

Greenback Cutthroat Trout

State Gem: Aquamarine

State Insect:

Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly

State Grass:

Blue Grama Grass


Bird Lark bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
Cactus Claret cup cactus Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Fish Greenback cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarki stomias
Flower Rocky Mountain columbine Aquilegia coerulea

More of US

State Capital - Denver Largest City - Denver Area - 104,100 square miles [Colorado is the 8th biggest state in the USA] Population - 5,268,367 (as of 2013) [Colorado is the 22nd most populous state in the USA] Name for Residents - Coloradans

Major Industries - agriculture (wheat, cattle, sheep),

tourism (especially skiers),

mining (gold, silver), oil, finance, and manufacturing


Major Rivers - Colorado River,

Rio Grande, Arkansas River, South Platte River

Major Lakes - Grand Lake,

Blue Mesa Reservoir, John Martin Reservoir

Highest Point - Mt. Elbert; 14,433 feet (4,399 m) above sea level Number of Counties - 64 Bordering States - Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming    Origin of the Name Colorado - The word Colorado is Spanish for the "color red," and refers to the muddy Colorado River State Nickname - Centennial State, Colorful Colorado  State Motto - "Nil sine Numine" - Nothing Without Providence State Song - Where the Columbines Grow  

Dinosaur Fossils Found in Colorado - Allosaurus, Amphicoelias, Apatosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Camarasaurus, 

Camptosaurus, Cathetosaurus, Ceratosaurus, Cionodon, Denversaurus, Diplodocus, Dryosaurus, Dystylosaurus, 

Edmontosaurus, Epanterias, Haplocanthosaurus, Marshosaurus, Nanosaurus, Ornithomimus, Othnielia, 

Polyonax, Stegosaurus, Supersaurus, Torvosaurus, Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus rex, Ultrasauros