Red Clover

What flower is the Vermont state flower?

The Vermont state flower is the red clover. It became the state flower in 1895.

The red clover represents Vermont’s farms and fields. Farmers grow clover as food for cows and other animals. Honeybees gather nectar from the flowers. Some people use red clover to make tea. Look for red clover the next time you are in a field. It has three green leaves and a purple flower.

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People have come to Vermont for vacations for many years. Their souvenirs give us clues about what they liked in Vermont. What decoration would you put on a souvenir spoon to represent Vermont?

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Vermont Historical Society. "Red Clover." Vermont History Explorer. Accessed April 20, 2021. https://vermonthistoryexplorer.org/vermont-state-flower

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