- 1 What is the official state motto?
- 2 What is the Texas state fruit?
- 3 What is Texas State nut?
- 4 Is Texas the Friendship state?
- 5 What state has motto equal rights?
- 6 Is state a nickname?
- 7 What is Texas state food?
- 8 What is Texas famous for?
- 9 What is the state reptile of Texas?
- 10 What is the state color of Texas?
- 11 What is the Texas State shrub?
- 12 What does the Texas Star mean?
- 13 Why is the Texas motto friendship?
What is the official state motto?
List of U.S. state mottos
|State||Motto||Translation (If applicable)|
|Alabama||Audemus jura nostra defendere||(Latin, “We dare to defend our rights” or “We Dare Maintain Our Rights”)|
|Alaska||North to the Future|
|Arizona||Ditat Deus||(Latin, “God enriches“)|
|Arkansas||Regnat populus||(Latin, “The people rule”)|
What is the Texas state fruit?
The Texas State Symbols
|The Symbol of Texas: The Texas Lone Star Flag||The State Flower: The Bluebonnet|
|The State Fruit: The Red Grapefruit||The State Small Mammal: The Armadillo|
|The State Large Mammal: The Longhorn||The State Dish: Chili|
|The State Flying Mammal: the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat||The State Vegetable: The 1015 Onion|
What is Texas State nut?
Tree: Pecan Tree
It was declared the state tree in 1919. Widespread in the wild and popular as a yard tree, the pecan is native to Texas and produces the state’s only commercially grown nut.
Is Texas the Friendship state?
But Texas was officially dubbed the “Friendship State” by the 1930 state Legislature. Friendship is a translation of the Indian word tejas, from which Texas takes its name.
What state has motto equal rights?
|Nickname||Big Wyoming, Cowboy State, Equality State|
|Admitted to Union||July 10, 1890 – 44th State|
|Size||97,914 square miles, 9th largest state|
Is state a nickname?
A single state may have more than one nickname. Not all of these nicknames are considered official.
List of nicknames of U.S. states.
|Alabama||Cotton State, Yellowhammer State|
|Alaska||The Last Frontier|
|Arizona||Grand Canyon State|
What is Texas state food?
List of U.S. state foods
|State||Food type||Food name|
|State fruit||Texas Red Grapefruit|
|State native pepper||Chiltepin|
What is Texas famous for?
Texas is known as the “Lone Star State” and is famous for its BBQ, live music, hot temperatures, and more.
- Hot Weather.
- Second Largest State.
- Live Music Capital of the World.
- Texas BBQ.
- The Alamo.
- The Lone Star State. The official nickname of Texas is ”The Lone Star State”.
What is the state reptile of Texas?
|State||State reptile||Year adopted|
|Oklahoma||Common collared lizard||1969|
|South Carolina||Loggerhead sea turtle||1988|
|Tennessee||Eastern box turtle||1995|
|Texas||Texas horned lizard (state reptile)||1993|
What is the state color of Texas?
|Texas||Blue, White, and Red|
|Utah||none||Bee-Utah-Full (Crayola Color)|
|West Virginia||none||Old Gold and Blue|
What is the Texas State shrub?
The crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) was designated the official state shrub by the 75th Legislature in 1997.
What does the Texas Star mean?
The Texas Flag Code assigns the following symbolism to the colors of the Texas flag: blue stands for loyalty, white for purity, and red for bravery. The code also states that the single (lone) star “represents ALL of Texas and stands for our unity as one for God, State, and Country”.
Why is the Texas motto friendship?
The word Friendship was adopted as the Texas state motto by the Forty-first Texas Legislature in February 1930. The word was probably chosen because the name Texas or Tejas was the Spanish pronunciation of a Caddo Indian word sometimes translated to mean “friends” or “allies.” See also TEXAS, ORIGIN OF NAME.