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Texas State Tree - Pecan Tree

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The pecan tree is the state tree of Texas.
Image by RogueSun Media via Flickr Creative Commons
Latin Name: Carya illinoinensis
Year Adopted: 1919
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 5-9

Related State Symbols:

  • State Flower: Texas bluebonnet (genus Lupinus)
  • State Fruit: Red grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)
  • State Pepper: Jalapeño (Capsicum annuum)
  • State Vegetable: 1015 Onion
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