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Henriette Kress HeK at hetta.pp.fi
Tue May 13 13:43:41 EST 1997


On Tue, 13 May 1997 12:20:25 +0100 (BST), sa at lubs.leeds.ac.uk (Siobhan Alderson)
wrote in bionet.plants:

>On a piece of land near where I live, there are large number of four,
>five, and sometimes more, leaf clover. Is this an unusual phenomenon?
>What causes this multileaf phenomenon?
>
>The reason I need this information is that my local authority has just
>given planning permission for residential building on this piece of
>land.

Quite common. Most any field of clovers will have mainly three-leafed stems,
some four-leafed, some five-leafed, some six-leafed, etc.

Henriette

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