West Virginia

What is the State Flower of West Virginia?

Rhododendron is the state flower of West Virginia. Rhododendron maximum is the scientific name of Rhododendron, which are comes from the family of Ericaceae and sub-family of Ericoideae. Rhododendron is the genus of which sub genus is R. subg. Hymenanthes and its species is R. campanulatum. The state flower of West Virginia Rhododendron is commonly known as great...

What Is The State Tree of West Virginia?

Sugar maple is the State Tree of West Virginia. Acer saccharum is the scientific name of Sugar maple and it is commonly known as silver maple, creek maple, silver leaf maple, soft maple, large maple, water maple, swamp maple, or white maple. Occasionally it is called hard maple or rock maple Acer is the genus...

What is the State Animal of West Virginia?

Black Bear is the official state animal of West Virginia. Black Bear was entitled as the official West Virginia state animal in 1973. Ursus americanus is the scientific name of Black Bear. On March 23, 1973, the Senate accepted House Concurrent Resolution No. 6 entitling the black bear West Virginia’s official state animal and the...