Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy 100th Birthday Arizona!



Today is Arizona’s centennial birthday, so we thought we’d share a few interesting facts about the state:

  1. The saguaro cactus blossom is the official state flower.
  2. Arizona leads the nation in copper production.
  3. Petrified wood is the official state fossil.
  4. The bola tie is the official state neckwear.
  5. The Palo Verde is the official state treeThe cactus wren is the official state bird.
  6. Turquoise is the official state gemstone.
  7. Arizona observes Mountain Standard Time on a year round basis.
  8. The Arizona tree frog is the state official amphibian..
  9. The colors blue and gold are the official state colors.

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