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Colorado Lesson, Page 3

Rocky Mountain Columbines - State Flower of Colorado

Rocky Mountain Columbines

  • Colorado's state flower is the Rocky Mountain Columbine.

  • Columbines are lavendar and white.

  • They bloom in July and August.


Anasazi Cliff Dwellings

Anasazi Cliff Dwellings

  • These cliff dwellings are in Mesa Verde National Park.

  • Mesa Verde is in Southwestern Colorado.

  • These cliff dwellings were built by the Pueblo Indians.


Colorado State Coin

Colorado State Coin

  • The Colorado state coin has mountains and pine trees on it.

  • The banner on the coin says "Colorful Colorado".

  • It was released in 2006.

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