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Tennessee State Wild Flower

Tenessee Echinacea Echinacea tennesseensis Adopted: April 26, 2012
Tennessee state wild flower
Tennessee State Wild Flower: Tenessee Echinacea
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The Tennessee echinacea, or Tennessee coneflower, joined the passionflower and became Tennessee's second state wild flower when Governor William Edward "Bill" Haslam signed Senate Bill No. 2976 on April 26, 2012.


Sources...

"Bill History: HB3148 / SB 2976." Tennessee General Assembly. State of Tennessee, 30 Apr. 2012. Web. 29 Apr. 2015. <http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=HB3148&GA=107>.

"Tennessee Code Unannotated - Free Public Access." LexisNexis©. LexisNexis©, 7 May 2012. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.<http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/tncode/>.

Shearer, Benjamin F. and Barbara S. State Names, Seals, Flags and Symbols: A Historical Guide Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 3 Sub edition, 2001.


Additional Information

Echinacea tennesseensis - (Beadle) Small, Tennessee Coneflower: A network connecting science with conservation - NatureServe Explorer: An Online Encyclopedia of Life.

Echinacea tennesseensis (Beadle) Small: Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Here you will find authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

State wild flowers: Complete list of official state wild flowers from NETSTATE.COM

More symbols & emblems: Complete list of official Tennessee state symbols from NETSTATE.COM.

U.S. State Flowers in Counted Cross Stitch
U.S. State Flowers in Counted Cross Stitch
Gerda Bengtsson

State Birds & Flowers 1000-pc Puzzle: Created at the request of The National Wildlife Federation this design is a beautiful and informative puzzle featuring every state bird perched on the appropriate state flower.

State Birds and Flowers Coloring Book by Annika Bernhard - 51 accurately detailed, copyright-free renderings include national bird (eagle) and flower (rose) plus 50 state birds and flowers.

U. S. State Flowers in Cross Stitch by Gerda Bengtsson - Botanically correct cross stitch designs of state flowers of the 50 States.

Quilting Flowers of the States by Sue Harvey - A lovely 12-inch flower block for each of the 50 states. Techniques used are piecing, appliqué, paper-piecing and three-dimensional techniques.

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