One of the newly discovered genes can produce a four-leafed clover, but it's usually suppressed by another gene that controls the plant's three-leafed trait.
It likely got that way thanks to a mutation that weakened the gene that controls the three-leafed trait's ability to mask the four-leaf gene.
Mysteriously staff and students found their desks adorned with shamrock - a lucky three-leafed
white clover today.
The winning drawing - called My Irish Roots - depicts the three-leafed
shamrock worked around the Google name.
Among the jewellery stolen was a gold ring with diamonds in the shape of a three-leafed
clover and an engagement ring with three diamonds.
If it was your job to set the table for the most anticipated meal of the week, roast beef, usually served festively to animated guests, you opened the china cabinet and chose three decorative sets, which you strategically spread along the three-leafed
The cherished three-leafed
plant - the emblem of St Patrick - is so popular around the world that growers fear its popularity could soon kill it off.
Los Angeles is largely free of poisonous plants, but our hills do contain poison oak, that three-leafed
plant that can cause horrible itching, blistering and redness.
And even its logo, a three-leafed
plant whose roots stretch as deep and as wide as its branches, exemplifies Rodale's formula for success: strong, consistent leadership; a commitment to health and better living; and a depth of knowledge.
Thankfully the others were a lot more adept and after a few attempts something resembling the three-leafed
motif sat proudly upon the drinks - there were even a few four-leafed clovers
COBH RAMBLERS should adopt their three-leafed
clover as a new club emblem having carried off an amazing smash and grab raid to seal their FAI Cup quarter-final berth.
A shortage of the famous three-leafed
national emblem has sent prices sky high.