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Location of the State of Utah in the United States of America

This is a list of symbols of the U.S. State of Utah. The majority of the items in the list are officially recognized symbols created by an act of the Utah State Legislature, signed into law by the governor, and listed in Utah Code, Title 63, Chapter 13, Section 5.5, "State symbols."

Contents

Insignia

Type Symbol Year Image
Emblem Beehive 1959[1]
Flag The flag of Utah 1913[2] Flag of Utah.svg
Motto Industry 1959[1]
Nickname The Beehive State Unofficial[3]
Seal The seal of Utah 1896[2] Seal of Utah.svg

Species

Type Symbol Year Image
Animal Rocky Mountain Elk
Cervus canadensis nelsoni
1971[4] Cervus canadensis2006.jpg
Bird California Gull
Larus californicus
1955[5][6] CaliforniaGull23.jpg
Fish Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
Oncorhynchus clarki Utah
1997[7] Bonneville cutthroat.jpg
Flower Sego Lily
Calochortus nuttallii
1911[8] Sego lily cm.jpg
Fruit Cherry
Prunus avium
1997[9] Cherries1.jpg
Grass Indian Rice Grass
Oryzopsis hymenoides
1990[10]
Insect Western honey bee
Apis mellifera
1983[11] Apis mellifera bi.jpg
Tree Blue Spruce
Picea pungens
1933[12] Picea pungens tree.jpg
Vegetable Spanish sweet onion
Allium cepa
2002[13]
Vegetable,
Historic
Sugar Beet
Beta vulgaris
2002[13] SugarBeet.jpg

Geology

Type Symbol Year Image
Fossil Allosaurus 1988[14] Allosaurus skull SDNHM.jpg
Gem Topaz 1969[15] TopazUSGOV.jpg
Mineral Copper 1994[16] CopperMineralUSGOV.jpg
Rock Coal 1991[17] Coal anthracite.jpg

Culture

Type Symbol Year Image
Astronomical
symbol
Beehive Cluster
an open cluster in the constellation Cancer
1996[18] Messier object 044.jpg
Cooking Pot Dutch Oven 1997[19] Dutch Oven -McClures Magazine.jpg
Folk Dance Square dance 1994[20] Western Square Dance Group.jpg
Hymn Utah, We Love Thee
was State Song 1937-2003[21]
2003[21] Utah We Love Thee.png
Snack Food Jell-O 2001[22][23] Day 18 - Still Eating The Green Jello (gifrancis).jpg
Song Utah, This is the Place 2003[24]
Star Dubhe
Alpha Ursae Majoris
the second-brightest star in the constellation of Ursa Major
1996[18]
Tartan Utah Centennial Tartan
Thread count: W2 B6 R6 B4 R6 G18 R6 W4[25]
1996[25]

Other

Utah SR 0.svg UT winner1.gif USS Utah LOC ggbain 10757.jpg
State highways of Utah State quarter for Utah USS Utah (BB-31)

See also

Notes

References

External links

  • Utah State Symbols - from the Utah Office of Tourism's Utah.com site. Accessed 2008-3-24.


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