Nebraska Native & Nativar Plants

                               State Symbols

State Bird Flower Tree
Nebraska Western Meadowlark Goldenrod Eastern Cottonwood

Nebraska cherishes the Western Meadowlark as its state bird, celebrated for its enchanting melodies and bright yellow feathers that echo the state's vibrant essence. Embracing this avian emblem is the Goldenrod, designated as the state flower, embodying Nebraska's prairie resilience and natural beauty in its golden blooms. Rising above the plains is the Cottonwood, the state tree, symbolizing strength and vitality in Nebraska's expansive landscapes.