In the rocky hills and mountains of Colorado, wildflowers burst forth with bright hues among the white trunks of aspen trees and the dark greens of the forests. Among these bright flowers is the state flower of Colorado, the lavender and white columbine. The columbine is an unexpected poised beauty in the rugged wilds of [...]
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Some Colorado State Flower – Columbine – Pictures from the Internet.
The thorny flower selected by the people of Scotland in the thirteenth century is still a fitting testament to the Scots today. The thistle is a brightly colored purple flower that is covered in protective thorns. The thorny thistle has a lengthy history in Scotland, and with the defensive and powerful nature of the people [...]
Some Scotland Thistle Pictures from the Internet
The lucky three-leaf shamrock is the national flower of Ireland. The shamrock is one of the most widely known symbols of a country, and this jolly three-leaved specimen is known the world over for the country it symbolizes and the great traditions that span from Ireland. The shamrock is an unofficial state flower of Ireland [...]
Some Ireland National Flowers – Shamrock – Pictures from the Internet. Shamrock Photo Ireland Flower Shamrock Photos Images Shamrock Photo from Internet
The state flower of Oklahoma is one we can all enjoy during the holiday season. The sprawling plains of Oklahoma are home to many kinds of plants, but mistletoe has been selected as the state flower of Oklahoma thanks to its perseverance and great beauty in a time of year that most plants are resting [...]
Some Oklahoma Mistletoe Pictures from the Internet
Arguably one of the most fragrant flowers in the world comes from the land of cheer and good fun. Australia, or the Land Down Under, has selected exactly the right national flower. The national flower of Australia is the golden wattle, a bright and cheerful collection of blossoms with a powerful and unique presence – [...]
Some Australian National flower- Golden Wattle – Pictures from the Internet.
Beauty, grace and a hearty condition define both the people of Alabama and its state flower. The symbol flower of Alabama is the camellia with good reason. These plants are the perfect example of genteel elegance, but with a solid foundation. Situated firmly in the “Old South,” Alabama produces a citizen proud of her culture, [...]
Some Camellia – Alabama State Flower – pictures from the Internet.