New Jersey Symbols ˆ

Symbols of State >
Nicknames The Garden State, Clam State, Camden and Amboy State, Jersey Blue State, Pathway of the Revolution
Slogan Garden State 2017
Motto Liberty and Prosperity 1928
Song? [none]
EcoSymbols >
Flower common meadow violet (Viola sororia) 1972
Tree red oak (Quercus rubra) 1950
Memorial Tree dogwood (Cornus florida) 1951
Berry highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) 2004
Bird eastern goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) 1935
Animal horse (Equus caballus) 1977
Reptile bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) 2018
(Freshwater) Fish brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) 1991
Saltwater Fish striped bass (Morone saxatilis) 2017
Bug honeybee (Apis mellifera) Redundant Symbol 1974
Butterfly black swallowtail butterfly (Papilio polyxenes) 2016
Shell knobbed whelk (Busycon carica) 1995
Soil Downer (unofficial) Unofficial
Dinosaur † Hadrosaurus foulkii (Hadrosaurus foulkii) 1991
Cultural Symbols >
Colors buff and Jersey blue 1965
Tall Ship A.J. Meerwald 1998
Folk Dance square dance Redundant Symbol 1983
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