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South Carolina became the state in 1788 a state quarter also features an outline of South Carolina, the state bird, state tree, state flower, and the state nickname: "The Palmetto State

South Carolina State Fruit--South Carolina designated the peach as official state fruit in 1984. South Carolina is the nation's leading peach producer and shipper east of the Mississippi River.

South Carolina designated the sabal palmetto as the official state tree in 1939. Sabal palmetto (also called cabbage palmetto) is a familiar symbol of South Carolina, featured on the state flag, great seal, and state quarter: