This shrub was designated as one of the connecticut state symbols in 1907 following the lobbying efforts of approximately 3000 women. It is a beautiful plant that is also a state symbol of pennsylvania.
The mountain laurel is also known as the calico bush ivybush clamoun spoonwood lambkill or the sheep laurel.
Connecticut state flower. The mountain laurel is one of the most beautiful of native american shrubs also a state symbol of pennsylvania. These persuasive connecticut women furthered their cause. Designated as the state flower by the general assembly in 1907 the mountain laurel is perhaps the most beautiful of native american shrubs.
Mountain laurel is an evergreen flowering shrub that is part of the heath and blueberry family. Official state flower of connecticut connecticut designated mountain laurel kalmia latifolia as the official state flower in 1907. The flower was designated the official status by the general assembly of connecticut in 1907.
Its fragrance and the massed richness of its white and pink blossoms so vividly contrast with the darker colors of the forests and the fields that they have continually attracted the attention of travelers since the earliest days of our colonization. Designated as the state flower by the general assembly in 1907 the mountain laurel is perhaps the most beautiful of native american shrubs. The mountain laurel is the designated state flower of connecticut.
The mountain laurel is the official state flower of connecticut one of the united states eastern states.