Maine Symbols ˆ

Symbols of State >
Nicknames The Pine Tree State, Border State, Old Dirigo State
Motto Dirigo
Song State of Maine Song 1937
EcoSymbols >
Flower white pine cone and tassel (Pinus strobus) 1895
Tree eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) 1945
Berry blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) 1991
Herb wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 1999
Bird chickadee (Poecile) 1927
Animal moose (Alces alces) 1979
Cat Maine Coon Cat (Felis catus) 1985
Fish landlocked salmon (Salmo salar) 1969
Heritage Fish brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)
Heritage Fish blueback charr (Salvelinus alpinus oquassa)
Insect honeybee (Apis mellifera) Redundant Symbol 1975
Crustacean Maine lobster (Homarus americanus) 2016
Soil Chesuncook Soil Series 1999
Fossil † Pertica quadrifaria (Pertica quadrifaria) 1985
Gemstone tourmaline 1971
Cultural Symbols >
Dessert blueberry pie 2011
Treat whoopie pie 2011
Sweetener pure Maine maple syrup 2015
Drink Moxie 2005
Vessel Schooner Bowdoin 1987
Official Language of the Deaf Community American Sign Language 1991
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