List of Nevada state symbols

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This is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Nevada. The majority of the items in the list are officially recognized symbols created by an act of the Nevada Legislature and signed into law by the governor.

Miscellaneous[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Flag State seal on a blue background 1929 Nevada flag
Motto All for our country 1886
Nicknames Silver State n/a
Seal The Seal of Nevada 1886

Flora[edit]

Type Symbol Year [1]
Flower Sagebrush
(Artemisia tridentata)
1917 Sagebrush
Tree Bristlecone Pine
(Pinus monophylla)
1953 Single-leaf Pinyon

Fauna[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Bird Mountain Bluebird
(Sialia currucoides)
1967 Mountain Bluebird
Animal Desert Bighorn Sheep
(Ovis canadensis nelsoni)
1973 Desert Bighorn Sheep
Fish Lahontan cutthroat trout
(Oncoryhnchus clarki henshawi)
Cutthroat Trout
Reptile Desert Tortoise
(Gopherus agassizii)
1989 Desert Tortoise

Geology[edit]

Type Symbol Year Image
Mineral Silver 1977 Silver
Rock Turquoise 1987 Sandstone

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ bristlecone pine

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