Sunflower; photo by Philip Chapman-Bell on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).
Official State Nickname of Kansas
The official nickname for Kansas is "The Sunflower State." The sunflower is also the official state flower of Kansas and appears on the state flag and the Kansas quarter.
Kansas is also called The JayHawker State, The Wheat State, and The Breadbasket of the World. All State Nicknames