Iowa Native & Nativar Plants

                               State Symbols

State Bird Flower Tree
Iowa Eastern Goldfinch Wild Rose Oak

Iowa proudly embraces the Eastern Goldfinch as its state bird, celebrated for its bright yellow plumage and cheerful songs that enliven the state's meadows and gardens. Adding to Iowa's natural allure is the Wild Rose, the state flower, symbolizing beauty and resilience in its delicate blooms. Standing tall across Iowa's landscapes is the Oak, the state tree, representing strength and endurance in the state's forests and woodlands.