South Dakota

What is the State Flowers of South Dakota?

The American pasque or Pulsatilla hirsutissima is the state flower of South Dakota. Its scientific name is Pulsatilla hirsutissima. It belongs to the Ranunculaceae family. Pulsatilla is the genus of the American pasque and its species is P. hirsutissima, which synonyms are Pulsatilla alpina, Pulsatilla bungeana, Pulsatilla cernua, Pulsatilla chinensis, Pulsatilla grandis, Pulsatilla halleri, Pulsatilla...

What is The State Tree of South Dakota?

Black Hills spruce is the State Tree of South Dakota. Picea glauca is the scientific name of Black Hills spruce and it is commonly known as Canadian spruce, skunk spruce, cat spruce, Black Hills spruce, western white spruce, Alberta white spruce, and Porsild spruce. Picea is the genus of the Black Hills spruce and P....

What is the State animal of South Dakota?

Coyote is the official state animal of South Dakota. Coyote was entitled as the official South Dakota state animal on March 5, 1949. Canis latrans is the scientific name of Coyote. It is commonly known as Elk or Wapiti, which is native to the United States and all of southern and south-central Canada, south through...

What is the South Dakota State Bird?

Ring-Necked Pheasant is the state bird of South Dakota. South Dakota titled the Chinese ring-necked pheasant as state bird of South Dakota in 1943. Its scientific name is Phasianus colchicus. Its natural habitat is agricultural land and old fields scattered with grass ditches, hedges, marshes, brushy groves and woodland borders. Ring-Necked Pheasant’s diet consists of...