Kentucky Native & Nativar Plants

                               State Symbols

State Bird Flower Tree
Kentucky Northern Cardinal Goldenrod Tulip Poplar

Kentucky proudly claims the Northern Cardinal as its state bird, celebrated for its striking red plumage and melodious songs that enliven the state's forests and fields. Adding to Kentucky's natural charm is the Goldenrod, the state flower, symbolizing resilience and vibrancy in its bright yellow blooms. Rising majestically across the Bluegrass State is the Tulip Poplar, the state tree, renowned for its towering height and enduring presence in Kentucky's woodlands.