Civics Lessons for Students

California Lesson and Photo Tour, Page 2

Golden Poppies, California's State Flowers

What is California's state flower?

  • California's state flower is the Golden Poppy.

  • Golden poppies grow wild on hillsides.


Valley Quail

What is California's state bird?

  • California's state bird is the valley quail.

  • Valley quails do not fly very often.

  • They prefer to walk.


SUV Driving through a Sequoia Tree

What is California's state tree?

  • California's state tree is the redwood.

  • Redwood trees are very large.

  • There are several redwood forests in northern California.

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