Tennessee

What is the State flower of Tennessees?

Iris is the state flower of Tennessee. Iris Germanica is the scientific name of Tennessee’s state flower Iris. It comes from Iridaecae family. Once it was cultivated on the house roof in Japan and China so that it also known as roof Iris. Mainly it is native to central and southern Europe and hot &...

What Is The State tree of Tennessee?

Tulip poplar is the state tree of Tennessee. It is commonly known as Tulip-poplar, also called Tulip-poplar, white-poplar, and whitewood, American tulip tree, whitewood, fiddle-tree, and yellow poplar, which are scientifically known as Liriodendron tulipiferaand. Tennessee’s state tree Tulip poplar is a tree, which comes from Magnoliaceae – Magnolia family. Tulip poplar is belongs the...

What is the State Wild Animal of Tennessee?

The raccoon is the official state wild animal of Tennessee. The raccoon was entitled as Tennessee’s state animal in 1972. Procyon Lotor is the scientific name of Raccoon. The name “raccoon” is derived from the Native American word “aroughcoune” (Algonquian language) and it means “he who scratches with his hands.” Raccoons range over the entire...

What is the Tennessee State Bird?

The northern mockingbird is the official state bird of Tennessee. They are medium-sized songbirds with long legs and long tails. The northern mockingbirds are best known for their ability to mimic other birds, animals, and even artificial sounds. The scientific name of northern mockingbirds “Mimus” is Latin for the word mimic. These birds are generally...

What is the Tennessee State Game Bird?

Bobwhite Quail is the state game bird of Tennessee. Tennessee titled the Bobwhite Quail as its official state game bird of Tennessee in 1988. Bobwhite Quail is also known as a partridge. Bobwhite quail is a small bird. It is a lumpy brown bird with a tiny tail. A male bobwhite quail has a white...