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SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of U.S. state grasses; John; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state reptiles; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state shells; Wikipedia: List of U.S. state soils; Wikipedia:...
State grasses > Scientific name Bouteloua curtipendula
State grasses > State grass Sideoats grama
State Name Texas
State reptile Texas horned lizard
State reptile > Binomial nomenclature Phrynosoma cornutum
State reptile > Year adopted 1,993
State shells > Shell Prickly Whelk
State shells > Year designated 1,989
State soil
Houston Black
State tree Pecan
State tree > Binomial Nomenclature Carya illinoinensis
Symbols > State animal
Mexican Free-tailed Bat (State flying mammal); Longhorn (State large mammal); 9-Banded Armadillo (State small mammal); Blue Lacy (State dog)
Symbols > State bird Mockingbird
Symbols > State motto Friendship
U.S. state colors > Color 1
U.S. state colors > Color 2
U.S. state grasses > Binomial name Bouteloua curtipendula
U.S. state grasses > State grass Sideoats grama
U.S. state insects > Binomial name
Danaus plexippus and Anopheles gambiae
U.S. state insects > State insect
Monarch Butterfly (state butterfly),
Mosquito (state insect)

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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: TX

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