S: Virginia by Ellyse Garcia
FC: Virginia | by Ellyse Garcia
3: Virginia by Ellyse Garcia
5: This is Virginia's state tree.It is called a dogwood blossom tree.It grows it's blossoms in the spring time.
6: Virginia's State Bird As you can see a this bird is Virginia's state bird it is a cardinal. Cardinals can grow up to 7-9 inches.On the top of its head there is a crest to threaten an enemy. They usually feed on weed-seeds,wild fruit,grain worms, beetles, and other insects.They are usually red,male cardinals are reddish brown,and females are reddish orange.
7: Virginia's State Flower These flowers are called dogwood blossoms. They usually grow in the spring. They change colors every year they can be pink or white.
8: Virginia State Animal This is Virginia's state animal it is a fox hound. People use to use these to hunt animals as a sport,and they still do.
9: Virginia's State Flag | Virginia's state flag was adopted in 1861.It's back ground is dark blue with a big white circle that says VIRGINIA and "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS" (Latin for "thus always to tyrants".The states motto on the flag is th goddess Virtue (who is holding a sword and a spear), who has defeated tyrant, who is lying on the ground, and is holding a scourge and a whip. Next to him is tyrant's fallen crown. Virtue symbolizes Virginia and tyrant symbolizes Britain.
10: State Insect The Tiger Swallow tail butterfly us Virginia's state insect. It has yellow and black striped markings on its wings and body,some females are black or brown, mimicking the poisonous pipe vine swallow tail. They have a wingspan of 3.5-6.5 inches. Southern ones are bigger than northern butterflies. These butterflies are called swallow tails because they have long tails (their hind wings) which look like long pointed tails like a swallow(a type of bird).
11: State Fish IT LOOKS REALLY CREEPY!!!
12: State Beverage Milk is Virginia's state beverage. It has vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and vitamin D.
13: State Dance The state dance in Virginia is square dancing.
14: Famous People Queen Elizabeth 1 is famous because Virginia was named after her.
15: The 4 main rivers of Virginia are the James River, Rappahonnock River,Potomac River, and the Shenandoan River.
16: Virginia State Insect
17: Virginia State Muffin