The Lone Star state has no shortage of state animals. Instead of choosing just one state animal, Texas chose 8 different animals, the Northern Mockingbird,
In 1920 the Texas Federation of Women’s Club recommended the Mockingbird to become the Texas symbol as the state bird. The Texas State legislature agreed
Texas. The “Lone Star State”. The nickname made notable by the single star on the state flag. Texas has a long history of notable flags.
Scientifically named Lupinus texensis, the bluebonnet is the official flower of Texas and was adopted by the Texas state legislature in 1901. Also known as the
Texas, Our Texas, the official state song of Texas, was adopted by the Legislature in 1929 after being selected in a state-wide competition. It was composed by William J. Marsh of Fort Worth. The lyrics were written by Marsh and Gladys Yoakum Wright.