Louisiana Native & Nativar Plants

                               State Symbols

State Bird Flower Tree
Louisiana Brown Pelican Magnolia Bald Cypress

Louisiana, known as the Pelican State, proudly celebrates the Brown Pelican as its state bird. This majestic bird is revered for its long bill and graceful flight, symbolizing resilience and adaptability—a fitting emblem for Louisiana's diverse ecosystems. Complementing this avian symbol is the Magnolia, the state flower, renowned for its captivating fragrance and timeless elegance, reflecting the state's natural beauty and charm. Standing tall among Louisiana's rich botanical heritage is the Bald Cypress, the state tree, known for its towering stature and enduring strength, symbolizing the vital role of nature in shaping Louisiana's unique identity.