Illinois

by: Addyson Grimm

State Map

The states that border Illinois are Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, and Lake Michigan.


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State Bird

The Cardinal is a seed-eating bird with a strong bill.


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State Flower

The Violet is certainly one of the most recognizable native wildflowers in this state. It is also one of the most easily grown flower.


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State Tree

The White Oak's leaves are pink in early spring for about one week before turning green.


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State Rock

Fluorite comes in all colors, the various colors result from tiny amounts of other elements substituting for the calcium in crystalline structure.


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Capital City

Springfield is the third and current capital of the US state of Illinois .


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1 Landform

Charles Mound is a gentle 1,235-foot ( 376 m ) high hill.


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1 Body of Water

The Illinois River is a principal tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 273 miles (439 km ) long.


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1 Main Crop

The type of wheat grown in Illinois is soft red winter.
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