Official Nebraska Government Website

Nebraska State Symbols

Great Seal of Nebraska from the Secretary of State.

State Motto: Equality Before the Law

State Flag from the Secretary of State.
To purchase a Nebraska flag that has been flown over the Capitol contact the Capital Corner Gift Shop, PO Box 94883, Lincoln NE 68509  telephone 402-471-2062.   They will arrange to have the Secretary of State's office fly the flag over the Capitol.

State Song from the Nebraska Secretary of State.

Nebraska Blue Book  The chapter on Nebraska's State Symbols includes the following: state motto, seal, flag, flower, bird, tree, fossil, gemstone, rock, grass, insect, soil, mammal, fish, American folk dance, ballad, baseball capitol, village of lights, river, soft drink, beverage, poet laureate, poet, song


State Bird - Western Meadowlark
(Sturnella neglecta)

western meadowlark

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State Flag

state flag

picture courtesy of Unicameral Information Office

State Flower - Goldenrod
(Soldiago gigantea)

goldenrod

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State Gem - Blue Chalcedoney

blue chalcedoney

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State Grass - Little Bluestem
(Andropogon scoparius)

Little Bluestem

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State Seal

state seal

State Tree - Cottonwood
(Populus deltoides marsh)

cottonwood

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State Fossil - Mammoth

mammoth

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State Rock - Prairie Agate

Prairie Agate

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State Mammal - Whitetail Deer

whitetail dear

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State Insect - Honeybee
(Apis mellifica)

honeybee

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State Fish - Channel Catfish
(Ictalurus punctatus)

Channel Catfish