Polyphylly is a quite common phenomenon in the clovers-- usually just
one or two recessive genes.
Siobhan Alderson wrote:
>> I am desperately looking for information!!!
> 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
>> Geographical information - Northern England - West Yorkshire - about 2
> miles from mid-sized city centre.
>> I'm happy to accept the fact that this may be a relatively common or
> easily explained phenomenon - but all insights are welcome.