The State Flower of
Calochortus nuttallii, with the common name sego lily, is a bulbous perennial
which is endemic to the Western United States. It is the state flower of Utah.
By an act of the Utah State Legislature, approved on March 18, 1911, the sego
lily was declared to be the State floral emblem (Utah Code). Kate C. Snow ...
Utah designated the sego lily (Calochortus nuttalli) as the official state flower in
1911; chosen for its natural beauty and historic significance ...
The Sego Lily - Calochortus gunnisonii or Calochortus nuttalli, also known as
Mariposa lily, is adopted as the state flower of Utah of the U.S in 1911. Sego lilies
Dec 10, 2015 ... Learn of the fascinating history of Utah's state flower, the Sego Lily, why it was
chosen and how it honors the pioneers who settled the state.
Apr 20, 2015 ... 226 naming the sego lily as Utah's state flower. The sego lily (Calochortus
nuttallii Torr. & Gray) was approved as the official state flower of Utah ...
Find details and a picture of the Utah State Flower, the Sego Lily. Browse Utah
Flower history and characteristics.
Find information about the official state symbols and state facts of Utah. ... was
made the official state flower in 1911 after a census was taken of the state's
From the state flag to the state flower, learn about all of the different objects,
animals, minerals and fruits that symbolize Utah.