Official Texas Symbols

Texas is an Obsession, BrianTalbot

Here’s just a few of our “official” symbols. Want to see more? Click here to see more than you imagined we have.

  • Official State Dish: Chili con Carne
  • State Snack: Tortilla chips and salsa
  • Fruit: Texas Red Grapefruit
  • State Flower: Bluebonnets
  • State Bird: Northern Mockingbird
  • State Mammal: Nine-banded armadillo (small) & Texas Longhorn (large) & Mexican Free-tailed Bat (flying)
  • State Amphibian: Texas Toad
  • State Reptile: Texas Horned Lizard
  • State Fish: Guadalupe Bass
  • State Insect: Monarch Butterfly
  • State Nut: Native Pecan
  • State Plant: Prickly Pear

Photo by Brain Talbot