Montana Symbols ˆ

Symbols of State >
Nicknames Big Sky Country, Bonanza State, Treasure State  
Motto Oro y Plata
Song Montana 1945
EcoSymbols >
Flower bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva) 1895
Tree ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) 1949
Grass bluebunch wheatgrass (Pseudoroegneria spicata) 1973
Bird western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) 1931
Animal grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) 1983
Fish blackspotted cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii) 1977
Butterfly mourning cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) 2001
Soil Scobey 2015
Fossil † duck-billed dinosaur (Maiasaura peeblesorum) 1985
Gemstone sapphire 1969
Gemstone Montana agate 1969
Cultural Symbols >
Cowboy Hall of Fame Wolfe Point 2003
Arboretum University of Montana, Missoula 1991
Firefighter’s Memorial Firefighters’ Memorial Park 2003
Medal of Valor 1985
Ballad Montana Melody 1983
Lullaby Montana Lullaby 2007
Language (State/Local Government) English Redundant Symbol 1995
Veterans’s Memorial Rose Garden Missoula Memorial Rose Garden 1999
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans’ Memorial Grateful Nation Montana Memorial 2013
Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial 1987
Korean War Veterans’ Memorial Korean War Veterans’ Memorial, Butte 1997
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