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The mountainous areas contain tracts of various coniferous species and hardwoods such as hickory and oak.
Bluegrass and field crops generally cover nearby valleys.
Although during the American Civil War (1861–65) Richmond served as the capital of the Confederacy and Virginian Robert E.
Lee and other generals led Confederate forces, the state developed in the 20th century into a bridge state between the North and the South.
Virginia, constituent state of the United States of America, one of the original 13 colonies.
It is bordered by Maryland to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, North Carolina and Tennessee to the south, Kentucky to the west, and West Virginia to the northwest.
The Blue Ridge province is mostly a region of rugged mountains, part of a range stretching southwestward from Pennsylvania to South Carolina.
In southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, January temperatures average about 40 °F (4 °C); July temperatures average in the upper 70s F (about 26 °C).
These temperatures allow growing seasons of up to eight months, three months longer than those in far western Virginia.
Wildflowers and berry bushes abound, depending on climate and soils.
At the time of European settlement of the Great Valley of Virginia in the early 18th century, large herds of native bison were prevalent along the banks of the Shenandoah River, but, as elsewhere, the bison populations were destroyed as settlers moved westward.