Mississippi

The Magnolia State

The Magnolia State

Magnolia is a large genus of about 210 flowering plant species. It is named after French botanist Pierre Magnol. Magnolia is an ancient genus.
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The Northern Mocking Bird

The northern mockingbird is the only mockingbird commonly found in North America. The bird is mainly a permanent resident, but northern birds may move south during harsh weather.
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The flag of Mississippi

This is the flag of Mississippi. The flag of the state Mississippi was first adopted by the U.S state of Mississippi in 1894, replacing the flag that had been adopted in 1861. The flag was adopted in April 23, 1894.
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Phil Bryant

This is Phil Bryant. Bryant is the governor of Mississippi. Dewey Phillip "Phil" Bryant is an American politician from the state of Mississippi who has served as the 63rd Governor of Mississippi since 2012.
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Mississippi Facts

Jackson is the capital of Mississippi. The population is 2,994 million. The governor is Phil Bryant. Alabama is east of Mississippi. Mississippi Delta region is considered the birthplace of blues music.

Golden Fact

In 1963, the University of Mississippi Medical Center completed the world's first lung transplant.