List of Wyoming state symbols

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Location of the state of Wyoming in the United States of America

The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Wyoming.

State insignia[edit]

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Flag Flag of the State of Wyoming Flag of Wyoming.svg 1916
Motto Equal rights Equal rights 1869
Nickname The Equality State
Cowboy State
The Equality State
Cowboy State
Seal Great Seal of the State of Wyoming Seal of Wyoming.svg 1869
Slogan Like No Place on Earth

Living symbols[edit]

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Bird Western meadowlark
Sturnella neglecta
Western Meadowlark.jpg 1927
Fish Cutthroat trout
Oncorhynchus clarki
Oncorhynchus clarkii virginalis.jpg 1987
Flower Indian paintbrush
Castilleja linariaefolia
Castilleja angustifolia 1.jpg 1917
Grass Western wheatgrass
Pascopyrum smithii
Pascopyrum smithii NRCS-2o.jpg 2007
Insect Sheridan's green hairstreak butterfly
Callophrys sheridanii
Callophrys sheridanii 15737 (cropped).JPG 2009
Mammal American bison
Bison bison
American bison k5680-1.jpg 1985
Reptile Horned toad
Short Horned Lizard.jpg 1993
Tree Plains cottonwood
Populus sargentii
Populus deltoides.jpg 1947

Earth symbols[edit]

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Dinosaur Triceratops Triceratops BW.jpg 1994
Fossil Knightia Knightia alta 01.jpg 1987
Gemstone Jade Amphibole - Nephrite Jade Basic calcium magnesium iron silicate Lander County Wyoming 2077.jpg 1967
Soil Forkwood unofficial

Cultural symbols[edit]

Type Symbol Image Adopted
Song "Wyoming" 1955
Sport Rodeo Bull-Riding2-Szmurlo.jpg 2003

United States coin[edit]

Type Symbol Image Coined
Coin Sacagawea dollar 2000[1] 2004
Quarter dollar Wyoming quarter 2007 2007 WY Proof Rev.png 2007


  1. ^ "Wyoming Secretary of State". Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved 18 May 2019.