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List of South Dakota state symbols

This is a list of the official state symbols of the U.S. State of South Dakota.[1][2]

Insignia

Type Symbol Year Image
Flag Flag of the State of South Dakota 1992 South Dakota flag
Seal Great Seal of the State of South Dakota 1885 South Dakota State Seal
Motto Under God, the people rule
Nickname The Mount Rushmore State
Slogan Great Faces. Great Places. 1990

Species

Type Symbol Year Image
Bird Ring-necked pheasant
Phasianus colchicus
1943[3]
Flower American pasque flower
Pulsatilla vulgaris
1903[3]
Tree Black Hills spruce
Picea glauca var. densata
1947[3]
Animal Coyote
Canis latrans
1949[3]
Fish Walleye
Sander vitreus vitreus
1982[3]
Insect Western honey bee
Apis mellifera
1978
Grass Western wheat grass 1970[3]
Fossil Triceratops 1988[3]

Geology

Type Symbol Year Image
Mineral: Rose quartz 1966[3]
Gemstone Fairburn agate 1966[3]
Soil Houdek loam 1990

Culture

Type Symbol Year Image
Drink Milk 1986[3]
Sport Rodeo 2003[3]
Dessert Kuchen 2000[3]
Song "Hail, South Dakota!" 1943
Bread Fry bread 2005[3]
Jewelry Black Hills gold 1988[3]

See also

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ S.D. Codified Laws, Chapter 1-6.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n

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