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cinquefoil

Herbal medicine
(1) Potentilla erecta; erect cinquefoil, see there.
(2) Potentilla reptans, a perennial herb; it is antidiarrhoeal, antipyretic, astringent and tonic, and has been used to treat nasal and oral bleeding, sore throat and toothaches.
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Roughly one in 10,000 clovers have four leaves and, although no official figures exist to demonstrate how rare a five-leaf clover is, some sources say you have just a one in 20,000 chance of finding one.
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This research found that multiple sandblasting at the one- and five-leaf or the one-, three-, and five-leaf stages produced consistently high levels of weed control throughout the growing season.
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