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SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of U.S. state fossils; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state mottos; John; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state reptiles; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state shells; Wikipedia...
State fossil > Common name
agatized coral
(state stone)
State mottos > Motto In God We Trust
State Name Florida
State reptile American Alligator
State reptile > Binomial nomenclature
Alligator mississippiensis
State reptile > Year adopted 1,987
State shells > Shell
Horse Conch
State shells > Year designated 1,969
State soil
State soil > Year adopted 1,989
State tree
Sabal Palmetto
State tree > Binomial Nomenclature Sabal palmetto
Symbols > State animal
Florida Panther (State animal); Manatee (State marine mammal); Porpoise (State saltwater mammal)
Symbols > State bird Mockingbird
Symbols > State motto In God we trust (1868)
Traditional abbreviation > Other Flor.
U.S. state beverages > Drink Orange juice
U.S. state beverages > Year & Citation 1967
U.S. state insects > Binomial name Heliconius charitonius
U.S. state insects > State insect
Zebra Longwing butterfly (state butterfly)- state insect: praying mantis

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