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Do you have Shamrocks?

 
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Today is St Patrick's Day so I am making a special post about shamrocks.  I am part Irish so my family has always celebrated St Patrick's Day.  I don't know a whole lot about the celebration except if I didn't wear something green to school the other kids pinched me.  And I see leprechauns, shamrocks, and pots of gold when celebrating.

It makes me wonder whether the St Patrick's Day shamrock was a clover or a wood sorrel. I know that shamrocks have three leaves. What do you think they are?

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Apparently there are lots of contenders: the favourite being lesser trefoil lesser trefoil info.  I have birds foot trefoil and occasionally what I believe to be black medick (although that isn't supposed to grow this far north) but not lesser trefoil that I've noticed yet.
 
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My whole yard is white clover you can practically taste the nitrogen in the air.
 
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