State Facts of Texas

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Birdknown to be a viciously fierce protector of its nest and environment
Biggest CityPopulation: 2,099,451 (population in 1850 was 2,396)
CapitalFounded December 27, 1839
Colorsthe colors stand for bravery, purity, and loyalty
Dance19 other states share this State dance
DishAnnual cookoffs occur in Terlingua, Texas
Fish'Texas Trout'
Flag 11519-1685 and 1690-1821
Flag 21685-1690
Flag 3 1821-1836
Flag 41836-1845
Flag 51861-1865
Flag 61845-1861 and 1865-Present
Flowerthe flower blooms in early spring, making Texas hillsides appear as endless seas of blue.
State ___________AnswerHint
FruitReceived the first-ever patent awarded to a grapefruit
Gemstoneoccurs in many natural colors including blue, orange, brown, green, pink, beige and red
GrassPerennial warm season grass; clump forming
Insectthe only species of butterfly that does not hibernate, but migrates in changing seasons
Flying MammalEat moths, beetles, dragonflies, flies, true bugs, wasps, and ants
Large MammalA tough, rangy animal with long legs and long horns extending up to seven feet
Small Mammalmeans 'little armored one' in Spanish
Mottofrom 'Tejas', a Tejano word meaning friend
Nicknameto signify Texas as a former independent republic and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico
PepperTexas ranked first in the nation in production of these peppers in 2000
Songadopted in 1929, Composed by William J. Marsh and Gladys Wright
Treecan grow an average of 70-100 feet tall
VegetableNamed for their optimum planting date: October 15th

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