Illinois

What is the State Flower of Illinois?

The Violet is the state flower of Illinois. Its scientific name is Viola sororia. It belongs to Violaceae family. Viola is the genus of the violet flower and its species is Viola sororia. The Illinois’s state flower Violet is commonly known as Viola sororia, also known as Viola papilionacea, common blue violet, common meadow violet,...

What Is The State Tree of Illinois?

White Oak or Native Oak is the state tree of Illinois. The scientific name of Illinois’s state tree white Oak is Quercus alba. Quercus is the genus of the white Oak and Q. alba is its species. It is commonly known as The Charter Oak. It is also called live oak Live Oak, Bur Oak,...

What is the State Animal of Illinois?

White-tailed deer is the state Animal of Illinois, which scientifically known as Odocoileus virginianus. It is native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia. It has also been introduced to New Zealand, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Lesser Antilles, and some countries in...

What is the State Mammal of Illinois?

Black Bear is the official state Mammal of Illinois. Black Bear was entitled to the official Illinois state Mammal in 2006. Ursus americanus is the scientific name of Black Bear. It is native to all the parts of Illinois, Louisiana along with the Mississippi River Valley and the Atchafalaya River Basin. State Mammal of Illinois...

What is the Illinois State Bird?

Northern Cardinal was titled as the official state bird of Illinois in 1929. The northern cardinals are mid-sized songbirds with brilliant eye-catching crimson red color all over their bodies. The prominently raised chest and coral colored beaks are possessed by both male and female northern cardinal. They can be found almost anywhere with dense bush...