State Flower (Excerpt) J.r. 10 Of 1897

Published: 2015

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J.R. 10 of 1897

2.11 State flower.

WHEREAS, A refined sentiment seems to call for the adoption of a state flower; and

WHEREAS, Our blossoming apple trees add much to the beauty of our landscape, and Michigan apples have gained a worldwide reputation; and

WHEREAS, At least one of the most fragrant and beautiful flowered species of apple, the pyrus coronaria, is native to our state; therefore

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the apple blossom be and the same hereby is designated and adopted as the state flower of the state of Michigan.

History: 1897, J.R. 10, Imd. Eff. Apr. 28, 1897


CL 1897, 1755


CL 1915, 1096


CL 1929, 133


CL 1948, 2.11

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