Oklahoma Symbols ˆ

Symbols of State >
Nicknames The Sooner State  
Motto Labor Omnia Vincit 1906
Song and Anthem Oklahoma 1953
Song (former) Oklahoma, A Toast 1935
EcoSymbols >
Flower Oklahoma rose (Rosa odorata) 2004
Wildflower Indian blanket (Gaillardia pulchella) 1986
Floral Emblem mistletoe (Phoradendron serotinum) 1893
Tree redbud (Cercis canadensis) 1937
Grass Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans) 1972
Fruit strawberry (Fragaria) 1995
Vegetable watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) 2007
Bird scissor-tailed flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) 1951
Game Bird turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) 1990
Raptor red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 2018
Animal bison (Bison bison) 1972
Game Animal white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) 1990
Furbearer raccoon (Procyon lotor) 1989
Flying Mammal Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) 2006
Heritage Horse Oklahoma Colonial Spanish horse (Equus caballus) 2014
Reptile mountain boomer or collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) 1969
Amphibian bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) 1997
Fish white bass, or sand bass (Morone chrysops) 1974
Insect honeybee (Apis mellifera) Redundant Symbol 1992
Butterfly black swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) 1996
Soil Port 1987
Fossil † Saurophaganax maximus (Saurophaganax maximus) 2000
Dinosaur † Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (Acrocanthosaurus atokensis) 2006
Rock rose rock (barite rose) 1968
Crystal hourglass selenite crystal 2005
Cultural Symbols >
Colors green and white 1915
Monument The Golden Driller 1979
Pin “OK” pin 1982
Meal Fried okra, squash, cornbread, barbecue pork, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas 1988
Beverage milk Redundant Symbol 1985
Tartan Oklahoma Tartan 1999
Folk Song Oklahoma Hills 2001
Land Run Song The Oklahoma Run 2009
Country Western Song Faded Love 1988
Gospel Song Swing Low, Sweet Chariot 2011
Inspirational Song I Can Only Imagine 2018
Waltz Oklahoma Wind 1982
Children’s Song Oklahoma, My Native Land 1996
Rock Song (former) Do You Realize? 2009
Musical Instrument fiddle 1984
Percussive Musical Instrument drum 1993
Western Band The Sounds of the Southwest 1997
Theatre Lynn Riggs Players of Oklahoma, Inc. 1971
Folk Dance square dance Redundant Symbol 1988
Poem Howdy Folks 1973
Cartoon Character Gusty 2005
Caricature Artist Teresa Farrington 2005
Wood Art Capital of Oklahoma Capital Oklahoma Forest Heritage Center 2010
Vietnam War Memorial Woodring Wall of Honor and Veterans Park, Enid 2013
Language English Redundant Symbol 2002
Flag Salute 2002
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