Clover field

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- Shamrock or three-leafed clover.

 

Trivia:

 

According to what the Oxford English Dictionary calls "a late tradition" (first recorded in 1726), the plant was used by Saint Patrick to illustrate the Christian doctrine of the Trinity.

 

The shamrock, and variously the Flax plant, is also a symbol of Northern Ireland. Outside Ireland, various organizations, businesses and places use the symbol to advertise a connection with the island.

 

Source: Wikipedia

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