Special Report

Each State's Official Tree

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46. Virginia
> State tree(s): Flowering Dogwood
> Scientific name: Cornus florida
> Maximum height: 40 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1918

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47. Washington
> State tree(s): Western Hemlock
> Scientific name: Tsuga heterophylla
> Maximum height: 200 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1947

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48. West Virginia
> State tree(s): Sugar Maple
> Scientific name: Acer saccharum
> Maximum height: 115 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1949

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49. Wisconsin
> State tree(s): Sugar Maple
> Scientific name: Acer saccharum
> Maximum height: 115 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1949

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50. Wyoming
> State tree(s): Plains Cottonwood
> Scientific name: Populus deltoides
> Maximum height: 190 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1947

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