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