They don’t come much more mundainer or pointlesser than this, but I’m having an unusually lush growth of clover in my [del]weed patch[/del] front yard this season.
Yesterday morning I looked down at it and found what I thought was a four-leafed clover. I’ll confess I’m a bit superstitious, and I was feeling bummed out and in the mood for a little good luck. I picked it, and once I got a better look I saw there was an additional leaflet joined on just below one of the top four.
I’ve read that clover can have up to 8 leaflets but I had never seen one with more than four in person. It’s all dried out and pathetic looking today, but I’ll probably press it in a book or something just for the “hey cool” factor.
When I was a kid, I spent hours searching for them in our yard. One time I hit the motherlode: a patch of clover with literally dozens of four-leaf-clovers in it. I found several five-leafs, and even one seven-leaf. I thought it was just about the coolest thing in the world.