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Legislators believed the quaking aspen would better represent Utah (especially the "quaking" part).

Apparently, one blue spruce took umbrage. The 50-foot-tall conifer, which had been living in Red Butte Garden for decades, toppled over during a recent wind storm, exposing its roots and all.

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It’s as if it was saying: "Up yours, Utah."

At least the Legislature kept the official state star as the Dubhe (spelled differently than the slang term for a marijuana joint, doobie, but pronounced the same).


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