A sunflower is pictured near the top of the Kansas state flag because it is the state flower and because Kansas is nicknamed the Sunflower state. The design below it is from the state seal. The thirty-four stars show that Kansas is the 34th state. The farmer plowing indicates that agriculture has been important to the state.
The state flower is a Wild native sunflower, the state bird is Western meadowlark, the state tree is the Cottonwood , and last but not least the state mammal is American Buffalo.
The population of people in Kansas is . . . . 2,853,000.
These are three points of interest. The large photo is Wichita, Kansas City, and Topeka.