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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold-hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

Maine State Flower and State Bird

Maine  State Flower and Bird

Chickadee ~ Parus atricapillus
This gentle little bird takes its name from its clearly spoken call note, chick-a-dee-dee-dee. With the coming of spring it also whistles a high-pitched fee-bee. Chickadees are year-round residents in Maine. They rove the winter woodlands in small flocks, examining bark, twigs, and branches for spider eggs, cocoons, and other dormant insect life. This Chickadee can easily be distinguished from the other, small birds. Their white cheeks shine out, separating the solid black cap above from the fringed black bib below.

White Pine Cone and Tassel ~ Pinus strobus
The White Pine Cone and Tassel grows on the White Pine, a beautiful evergreen tree which grows rapidly and sometimes reaches a height of two hundred feet. Through centuries of evolution, the White Pine's leaves have changed to three-sided needles. The strongest of winds cannot harm them. In fact, wind is necessary to pines and to many other trees, for it scatters pollen grains. The White Pine Cone lacks the lovely color and the sheer beauty of some flowers. Yet, the White Pine Cone and Tassel magnificently reflects Maine's stern climate, her rugged soil, and her independent people.

From The Wildflowers of the 50 States U.S. stamps issued July 24, 1992:

Maine State Flower and Bird
Maine Wildflower - Twinflower. Art from the 50-stamp series, State Birds and Flowers, issued April 14, 1982 simultaneously in all state capitals.
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