7.

Connecticut Empoleon pokemon

Combines a rich maritime tradition with being incredibly rich. 

 

8.

delaware bulbasaur

The first state to ratify the Constitiution. If America had a pokedex,
Delaware would be #001.

 

9.

florida pokemon palkia

Palkia is the lord of Space, and Florida has been the launch site for the USA's space efforts. Plus, they both look like WEIRD DICKS.

 

10.

georgia pokemon magmar

Georgia is The Peach State and Magmar's forehead resembles a peach.

A round, juicy peach. 

 

11.

hawaii pokemon bellossom

Like Bellossom, Hawaii is also marketed based on a crude understanding of Polynesian culture.

 

12.

idaho pokemon dugtrio

Dugtrio are round brown things that can be found underground, much like potatoes, Idaho's most famous export.