Common blue violet flowers are seen to have an ornamental value. Common blue violet is spread throughout eastern north america.
Although the delicate beautiful violet viola sororia was voted as the state flower by rhode island s school children in 1897 the flower was not officially adopted by the state legislature until 1968.
Rhode island state flower. The state located in the new england region of the united states was one of the thirteen colonies. State flower of rhode island. Common blue violet viola sororia is the state flower of rhode island.
Violet history of the common blue violet. Common blue violet was adopted as the state flower in 1908. Rhode island state flower.
Common blue violet is the most widespread among violet flowers. The state of rhode island has various state symbols one of which is the state flower the violet. Rhode island was the last state to adopt an official state flower.
In 1897 the state s school children choose the violet as the state s flower over 10 other candidates. Official state flower of rhode island. Rhode island was the first of four states to name the familiar and charming violet as its state flower but one of the last states to make its decision official.
It is the smallest of the 50 states the 8th smallest by population with 1 056 426 people as of 2016 estimates.