What are the most important symbols of the state of California and what makes them important symbols?
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The Bear Flag
-The white background stands for purity. The red signifies courage. The star represents sovereignty. The grizzly bear represents strength.
Source: “Flag of California.” State Symbol USA, statesymbolsusa.org/symbol-official-item/california/state-flag/flag-california.
Check out this site to discover more about the state flag and its origin.
California Grizzly Bear
-Currently on the endangered species list.
Source: “California Grizzly Bear.” State Symbols USA, statesymbolsusa.org/symbol/california/state-mammal/grizzly-bear.
-Find out more about the California Poppy on the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website.
Source: “California Poppy.” California Department of Fish and Wildlife, www.wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Plants/California-Poppy.
Source: “California Quail.” State Symbols USA, statesymbolsusa.org/symbol-official-item/california/state-bird/california-valley-quail.