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Louisiana State Vegetable Plant

Red tomato - click to see all state food symbols
Tomato photo © Fir0002 on Wikipedia - GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or later. See All Food & Agricultural Symbols - Food Holidays.

Creole Tomato

The Creole tomato was designated the official vegetable plant of Louisiana in 2003. This delicious variety of tomato is grown only in certain parts of south Louisiana where the soil is just right. Some say “tomato,” some say “tomaahto,” but in New Orleans they say "Creoles."

Tomato plant blossom - click to see all state food symbols
Blossom on tomato plant - public domain image on Wikipedia

Source:
Creole Time of Year: The French Quarter.com
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All Food & Agricultural Symbols - Food Holidays

    

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Louisiana Symbols & Icons:

bird - dog
mammal
reptile - insect
crustacean  
amphibian
fish - salt. fish
flower - plant
wildflower
vegetable
tree - soil
fossil - mineral
heritage

flag - seal
motto - pledge
name - nickname
song 1-2-3-4
dance - quarter
instrument
painting - poems
museum
colors- tartan
fruit - meat pie
cuisine - jellies
drink- donut
 

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