In 1973, the Paogo (Ula-fala) was designated the official flower of American Samoa.97
COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
The Commonwealth designated the Flores Mayo or plumeria (Plumeria
acuminata) as its official flower in 1986.98
The official territorial flower of Guam, a local flower called the puti tai
nobio, was adopted in 1968. This flower, known also as the bougainvillea,
blooms throughout the year on the island.99
Puerto Rico has not designated an official flower.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
In 1950, the Tecoma stans was named the official flower of the Virgin
Islands. This trumpet-shaped flower is also called the yellow elder or yellow
Alabama Official and Statistical Register ( Montgomery: Alabama Department of Archives and History, 1979), pp. 24-25.
Alaska Stat. §44.09.050.
Alaska Blue Book 1979, p. 173.
Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. §41-855.
Lord Nathaniel Britton and
Addison Brown, An Illustrated Flora of the
Northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions, 2d ed., rev. and enl.
( New York: Scribners, 1913), vol. 2, p. 568.
Ark. Stat. Ann. §5-109.
Cal. Gov't. Code §421 (West).
California's Legislature 1984, pp. 202-3.
Colo. Rev. Stat. §24-80-905.
Ibid., §24-80-906, §24-80-907.
Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. §3-108 (West).
State of Connecticut Register and Manual, 1983, p. 900.
Del. Code Ann. tit. 29, §308.
Delaware State Manual, 1975-1976, p. 14.