State Bird and Flowers of Illinois – USA 1982.
The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps of 13th State are listed.
Illinois– State Bird – Northern Cardinal designated as State Bird in 1929. State Bird of seven states.
State Flower- Violet. It was designated as the state flower in 1908. There are eight varieties found in Illinois and most common is dooryard violet.
A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Illinois as the Great Lakes States of USA.