Official State Tree For Each State

Official 50 US State Trees

Each one of the 50 US states has a designated state tree. Every state trees are native and thrive in that state, except Hawaii’s state tree (originally from Asia). The 50 state trees usually are chosen for historical reasons or the state’s local timber economy.

Click on the state below to see pictures of the tree, what its flowers, bark, and stem look like, and even learn the scientific name! 

Alabama
Longleaf Pine Tree
Pinus palustris
Alabama Longleaf Pine
Alaska
Sitka Spruce
Picea sitchensis
alaska state tree sitka spruce
Arizona
Yellow Palo Verde
Parkinsonia microphylla
Arizona Yellow Palo Verde Tree
Arkansas
Loblolly Pine
Pinus taeda
Arkansas Loblolly Pine 
California
California Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens & Sequoia gigantea
California Redwood tree- Sequoia sempervirens
Colorado
Colorado Blue Spruce
Picea pugens
Colorado blue spruce tree
Connecticut
White Oak
Quercus alba
Connecticut white oak tree
Delaware
American Holly
Ilex opaca
Delaware Holly Tree
Florida
Sabal Palm
Sabal palmetto
Florida State Tree Sabal Palm
Georgia
Southern Live Oak
Quercus virginiana
Georgia Southern Live Oak 
Hawaii
Candlenut Tree
Aleurites moluccanus
Hawaii Candlenut tree
Idaho
Western White Pine
Pinus monticola
Idaho Western White Pine
Illinois
White Oak
Quercus alba
White Oak tree
Indiana
Tulip Tree
Liriodendron tulipifera
tulip tree
Iowa
Bur Oak
Quercus macrocarpa
Oak Burr Quercus macrocarpa
Kansas
Eastern Cottonwood
Populus deltoides
Eastern Cottonwood Tree
Kentucky
Tulip Tree
Liriodendron tulipifera
tulip tree
Louisiana
The Bald Cypress
Taxodium distichum
Bald Cypress Tree
Maine
Eastern White Pine
Pinus strobus
Eastern White Pine
Maryland
White Oak
Quercus alba
White Oak tree
Massachusetts
American Elm
Ulmus americana
American Elm
Michigan
Eastern White Pine
Pinus strobus
Eastern White Pine
Minnesota
Red Pine
Pinus resinosa
Red Pine Tree
Mississippi
Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia Tree in Mississippi
Missouri
Flowering Dogwood
Cornus florida
Montana
Ponderosa Pine
Pinus ponderosa
Montana Ponderosa Pine
Nebraska
Eastern Cottonwood
Populus deltoides
Nebraska State Tree Cottonwood
Nevada
Single-Leaf Pinyon & Bristlecone Pine
Pinus monophylla & Pinus longaeva
New Hampshire
Paper birch
Betula papyrifera
new hampshire state tree
New Jersey
Northern Red Oak
Quercus rubra
New Jersey state tree the northern red oak tree
New Mexico
Piñon Tree  
Pinus edulis
New Mexico State Tree Pinyon Pine
New York
Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum
New York State Tree Sugar Maple
North Carolina
Longleaf Pine
Pinus palustris
North Carolina state tree Longleaf pine
North Dakota
American Elm
Ulmus americana
North Dakota state tree
Ohio
Ohio Buckeye
Aesculus glabra
ohio buckeye tree
Oklahoma
Eastern Redbud
Cercis canadensis
eastern Redbud tree
Oregon
Douglas Fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii
douglas fir
Pennsylvania
Eastern Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis
Pennsylvania State Tree – Eastern Hemlock
Rhode Island
Red Maple
Acer rubrum
Rhode Island Red Maple tree
South Carolina
Sabal Palm
Arecaceae Sabal palmetto
South Carolina Sabal Palm tree
South Dakota
White Spruce
Picea glauca
South Dakota white spuce
Tennessee
Tulip Tree
Magnoliaceae Liriodendron tulipifera
tulip tree
Texas
Pecan Tree
Carya illinoinensis
texas pecan tree
Utah
Quaking Aspen
Populus tremuloide
Quaking aspen trees
Vermont
Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum
sugar maple tree
Virginia
Flowering Dogwood
Cornus florida
Flowering dogwood tree
Washington
Western Hemlock
Tsuga heterophylla
washington Western Hemlock
West Virginia
Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum
sugar maple tree
Wisconsin
Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum
sugar maple tree
Wyoming
Plains Cottonwood
Populus deltoides
wyoming plains cottonwood tree