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Texas State Symbols


Texas Toad

A grey Texas toad, covered in warts, scowls at the camera while sitting on a flat stone surface.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



Northern mockingbird perched on a branch facing us with one eye trained on the camera.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Bison Herd

Texas State Bison Herd at
Caprock Canyons State Park

Mother bison nuzzles her calf while standing in a field of grass and brush.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Bluebonnet City


Graphic logo of the City of Ennis, Texas.


Bluebonnet Festival

Chappell Hill Bluebonnet Festival

A field of bluebonnets with the sun setting on the horizon. The text 'Chappell Hill Bluebonnet Festival' superimposed over the image.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Bluebonnet Trail

Ennis Bluebonnet Trail

A Texas flag laying on a field of bluebonnets. The text 'Ennis Bluebonnet Trail' superimposed over the image.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Pan de Campo

Several rounds of dough resting on a baking sheet and cloth.
 Photo credit: PAleeex.up, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons


Peach Cobbler

A white dish of peach cobbler.
Photo credit: Bigstock Photo

Cooking Implement

Cast Iron Dutch Oven

A chicken roasted golden brown with sprig of rosemary inside a black dutch oven.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Texas Gulf Shrimp

A pile of harvested coral-colored gulf shrimp.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Paluxysaurus Jonesi

A drawing of the Paluxysaurus Jonesi dinosaur. The neck is twice as long as it's body and the long pointed tail about the same length as the body.
Photo credit: Levi bernardo, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons



Chili con carne

Bowl of chili garnished with red pepper and served with lime wedges on the side.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Dog Breed

Blue Lacy

Blue Lacy hunting dog with short blue/grey hair, floppy ears and an eye trained on something in the distance.
Photo credit: TrueBlueLacys, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Domino Game


A set of white dominos, dot sides up.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Epic Poem

The Legend of Old Stone Ranch

Book containing the epic poem, Legend of Old Stone Ranch, sits on a stone surface.
Photo credit: M. Avila

Fiber and Fabric


Two fully ripe cotton blooms sit on a gauzy grey fabric.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



Guadalupe Bass

Technical drawing of a Guadalupe Bass fish on a light blue background.
Photo credit: Texas Parks and Wildlife



Bluebonnet, Lupinus Texensis and
any Other Variety of Bluebonnet

A field full of bluebonnets.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Flower Song


A close up of a bluebonnet flower with musical notes superimposed over the image.
Photo credit: Envato; The Noun Project; TSLAC

Folk Dance

Square Dance

A sepia-toned photo of six couples square dancing. The men are all wearing white  slacks and shirts and the women are all wearing matching dresses with full skirts and petticoats.
Photo credit: Lomax Collection, Library of Congress. LOT 7414-A,
no. N170


Cowboy Boot

A pair of black polished cowboy boots sit on a white tiled floor with white gauze curtains in the back.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Texas Red Grapefruit

Closeup of several perfect slices of red grapefruit are layered on each other.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Texas Blue Topaz

Two polished uncut blue topaz stones sit on a natural surface.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Gemstone Cut

Lone Star Cut

A ring with a gold band set with large blue gemstone that is cut to reveal a star within a star. Sitting on a black background.
Photo credit: Twitter@gjbpartners



Sideoats Grama

A portrait of one blade of sideoats grama grass highlights how the oats grow from the side.
Photo credit: Joseph A. Marcus, Lady Bird Johnson
Wildflower Center


1847 Colt Walker Pistol

1847 Colt Walker pistol with a wooden handle and brass trigger sits on a tan background.
Photo credit: Samuel Colt, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons



Graphic display of the text '#Texas'.

Hashtag of Texas Tourism


Graphic display of the text '#TexasToDo'.

Hashtag of the
Texas Legislature


Graphic display of the text '#txlege'.


Cowboy Hat

Brown leather cowboy hat with a braided band sits atop coiled lasso rope.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Health Nut


The image frame is filled with shelled pecan halves.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



American Quarter Horse

A close up of a chesnut quarter horse's face with soulful eyes and a white mark running down her nose.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



Monarch Butterfly 

A monarch butterfly, wings fully open.
Photo credit: Kenneth Dwain Harrelson, CC BY-SA 3.0 


Bowie Knife

Big, long bladed bowie knife with a black handle sits on a tan background.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Longhorn Herd

Foundation Herd of the Texas
Parks and Wildlife Department

Two longhorn cows sitting in a field of straw-colored grass fenced in by barbed wire.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Mammal, Flying

Mexican Free-Tailed Bat

A flying Mexican Free-Tailed bat is captured by the photographer using a flash that illuminates its body, wings, and face in front a pitch black background.
Photo credit: Bruce D. Taubert/Bat Conservation International

Mammal, Large


A brindled-colored longhorn cow, with amazingly long horns, rests in yellow wildflowers on the edge of a wooded area.
Photo credit: SS Holman

Mammal, Small


A nine-banded armadillo facing left on top of brown grass

Photo credit: Hans Stieglitz - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 via
Wikipedia Commons



Graphic display of the text 'Friendship.'



Texas Star Mushroom

A brown mushroom with six long points sits in a field of grass.
Photo by Tim Jones, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons


Western Swing 

Mr. Bias playing the fiddle in his trailer home in Weslaco, Texas, 1939.
Photo credit: Russell Lee/Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection, LC-USF34-032101-D. 


Musical Instrument


A polished wood acoustic guitar sits on a sofa.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Native Pepper


An ripe, orange-colored, round chiltepin pepper is on the vine and in the sun alongside another still unripe pepper.
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Native Shrub

Texas Purple Sage
(Leucophyllum Frutescens)

One branch, in full bloom, of a Texas purple sage shrub is highlighted by the sun, with other blooming branches in the background.
Photo credit: SS Holman


"The Lone Star State"

A full frame of a waving Texas flag.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



Strudel, Sopaipilla

Split image with a slice of strudel on the left and a pile of suggared sopaipillas on the right.
Photo credit: Strudel (left) Envato; Sopaipilla (right) Popo le Chien,
CC0, via Wikimedia Commons.



Many green jalapeno peppers sitt atop a black slate surface.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



Pecan Pie

An uncut pecan pie topped with perfectly arranged pecans sits on a woodtone surface.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



Prickly Pear Cactus

Close up of a prickly pear cactus is focused on a yellow ripening tuna with several still green tunas in the back.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


The Lone Star; Texas;
Beyond the Sundown; Fandangle

An empty theatre with spotlights focused on its stage.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



Western Honey Bee

A swarm of western honey bees.
Photo credit: Envato Elements

Precious Metal


A professional photograph of many silver nuggets and a one ounce silver bar sitting on brown textured leaves.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Rodeo Drill Team


Graphic logo of the Ghostriders.


Saltwater Fish

Red Drum

Technical drawing of a red drum fish on a light grey background.
Noaa, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


Lightening Whelk

The lightning whelk sea shell shown from three angles: top, bottom, and its rounded end.
Photo by H. Zell, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons 


Crape Myrtle

Closeup of a coral-red crape myrtle bloom in front of a blue sky and fluffy white clouds.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Tortilla Chips and Salsa

Bowl of fresh red salsa with crisp tortilla chips on the side.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


"Texas, Our Texas"

Arial view of a country road flanked by outbuildings including a barn that has the Texas flag painted on its roof. All surrounded by fields of crops. Musical notes and the text, ‘Texas Our Texas’ is superimposed over the image.
Photo credit: Envato, The Noun Project



Man in a cowboy hat and denim jacket watches the nighttime rodeo from a shoot on the edge of the field.
Photo credit: Envato Elements



One whole pumpkin sits next to another cut pumpkin from which a single slice is resting on a plate.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Petrified Palmwood

A portion of a whole petrified palm trunk laying on a table with a note that reads, "Palmoxylon spec. Bedecktsamer Palme Stamm Tertiar USA"
Photo by Daderot, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Tall Ship


View of the starboard side of the Elissa, sails down, as it sits next to a dock in the bay.
Photo credit: Galveston Historical Foundation


Texas Bluebonnet

Woven plaid fabric in blue, teal, green with thin red and yellow lines.
Photo credit: The Scottish Register of Tartans


Texas Round-Up 10K

Crowd of runners move down a city street and away from the camera.
Photo by Fanny Schertzer, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons



Focus of this image is a small branch of a pecan tree that holds ripening pecans. Out of focus pecan tree and grove in the background.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Sweet Onion

Three sweet yellow onions just pulled and still sitting on the ground.
Photo credit: Envato Elements


Chuck Wagon

Modern image of a man, dressed as an old timer, in front of his chuckwagon, which is open for buisness with his cooking implements ready to go.
Larry D. Moore, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons


Nymphaea Texas Dawn

Fresh, perfect waterlily with its white petals and yellow stamens sits atop its deep green Lilypad.
Photo credit: Envato Elements





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