National Symbols of Massachusetts

What is the State Marine mammal of Massachusetts?

The Right Whale is the State Marine mammal of Massachusetts. It is also known as The Whale; the black whale; the right whale; the great whale; the Greenland whale; the true whale. The Right Whale was titled as Massachusetts’s official state Marine mammal in 1980. Eubalaena glacialis is the scientific name of The Right Whale,...

What is the State Flower of Massachusetts?

The Mayflower or Trailing arbutus is the state flower of Massachusetts. Its scientific name is Epigaea repens. It belongs to the Ericaceae family. Epigaea is the genus of the Mayflower and its species is E. repens. The Massachusetts’s state flower Mayflower is commonly known as Gravel plant, Mayflower, shadflower, ground laurel, mountain pink, winter pink....

What Is The State Tree of Massachusetts?

American elm is the State Tree of Massachusetts. Ulmus americana is the scientific name of American elm and it is commonly known as American elm. It is also called white elm, water elm, soft elm, or Florida elm. Ulmus is the genus of the American elm and U. americana is its species. The Massachusetts’s State...

What is the state Horse of Massachusetts?

The Morgan horse is the state Horse of Massachusetts. Equus ferus caballus is the scientific name of the Morgan horse. Massachusetts’s state Horse Morgan horse was adopted in 1970. It is mainly a breed horse and found in more or less every state in the United States and Europe. It is the earliest bred horse...