State Nickname of Kansas
The Sunflower State
KS is the Two-letter or Postal Abbreviation and Kan. is the Traditional or Standard Abbreviation for the State of Kansas. The nickname “Sunflower
State” calls to mind the wildflowers all over the plains of Kansas and the officially recognized state flower.
It’s nicknamed the sunflower state because it grows abundantly all over Kansas.
The sunflower is also featured on the official state flag.