Speaking of rhododendrons, which US state claims the plant as its official flower?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: Speaking of rhododendrons, which US state claims the plant as its official flower?

A West Virginia
B South Dakota
C New Hampshire

Rhododendron maximum, commonly known as the American or great rhododendron, was designated the state flower in 1903, after winning a poll of West Virginia schoolchildren. Bonus fact: The coast rhododendron is the state flower of Washington.

The correct answer is West Virginia.

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