South Dakota State Flower

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South Dakota State Flower: Pasque flower

Scientific Name: Pulsatilla hirsutissima

State Flower Description: The Pasque flower is a bell-shaped flower, lavender in color which belongs to the buttercup family. The Pasque Flower is also known as the May Day Flower. The Pasque Flower blooms during early to mid-spring and only lasts for 2 weeks.

Where It's Found: The Pasque Flower grows throughout North Dakota and is a tundra loving plant. It can also be located from in the Northwestern states of the US all the way north to Alaska.

South Dakota State Flower Dedication: 1903


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