Virginia Native & Nativar Plants

                               State Symbols

State Bird Flower Tree
Virginia Northern Cardinal American Dogwood Flowering Dogwood

Virginia cherishes the Northern Cardinal as its state bird, celebrated for its vibrant red plumage and melodic songs that echo through the state's forests and gardens. Adding to Virginia's natural allure is the American Dogwood, the state flower, symbolizing beauty and resilience in its delicate blossoms. Rising proudly across Virginia's landscapes is the Dogwood Tree, a native species that has thrived for centuries, symbolizing grace, strength, and a deep connection to the state's natural heritage