Special Report

Each State's Official Tree

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6. Colorado
> State tree(s): Colorado Blue Spruce
> Scientific name: Picea pungens
> Maximum height: 75 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1939

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7. Connecticut
> State tree(s): The Charter Oak
> Scientific name: Quercus albus
> Maximum height: 100 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1947

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8. Delaware
> State tree(s): American Holly
> Scientific name: Ilex opaca Alton
> Maximum height: 30 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1939

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9. Florida
> State tree(s): Sabal Palm
> Scientific name: Sabal palmetto
> Maximum height: 20 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1953

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10. Georgia
> State tree(s): Live Oak
> Scientific name: Quercus virginiana
> Maximum height: 80 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1937