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by E. Charles Nelson

Author: E. Charles Nelson
Subcategory: Ethnic & National
Language: English
Publisher: Boethius Press (UK) Ltd (May 1991)
Pages: 214 pages
Category: Biographies
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By: E Charles Nelson(Author). Light-hearted history of shamrockery in botany, nationalism, art and literature. The hardback issue contains a bibliography of shamrock (not included in paperback).

By: E Charles Nelson(Author). 162 pages, Col & b/w illus. Publisher: Charles Nelson (privately published). By: E Charles Nelson(Author). Bestsellers in Botany of Europe. A Field Guide to Grasses, Sedges and Rushes. New Flora of the British Isles.

The name shamrock is derived from Irish seamróg. This is the diminutive version of the Irish word for clover (seamair) meaning simply "little clover" or "young clover". Sometimes other three-leafed plants are called shamrocks. The shamrock can be used for its medicinal properties. It was used as a motif in Victorian days. php?title Shamrock&oldid 5340777".

In 1988, botanist Charles Nelson did a shamrock survey for his book "Shamrock: Botany and History of an Irish . For good luck, clover may be included in the bouquet of an Irish bride and the boutonniere of the groom. 9. Celtic priests were big believers in clovers

In 1988, botanist Charles Nelson did a shamrock survey for his book "Shamrock: Botany and History of an Irish Myth. The Trifolium dubium, or lesser trefoil, was the most common response. 2. You can grow clover indoors. Many of the clover plants you see in stores are species of oxalis (wood sorrel) family, which are easier to grow indoors. Celtic priests were big believers in clovers. According to Irish legend, the ancient Druids believed that carrying a three-leaf clover helped them see evil spirits so they would be able to escape them.

Botanist Charles Nelson carried out a shamrock survey in 1988 for his book Shamrock: botany and history of an Irish myth. He asked Irish people to collect what they imagined to be shamrocks and send them to him. The shamrock is known from artwork and not from an exact botanical representation, so to fix a species to it is quite difficult. James Armitage, Royal Horticultural Society. The top five species can all be found in northern Europe and all but two are forms of clover. Only the trifolium can strictly be called clover.

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Dr Charles Nelson is a freelance botanist, lecturer and author

Dr Charles Nelson is a freelance botanist, lecturer and author. Among his numerous publications are several books about The Burren – The Burren: a companion to the wildflowers of an Irish limestone wilderness, illustrated with watercolours by Wendy Walsh (1996) and Wild plants of The Burren and the Aran Islands, illustrated with photographs (The Collins Press, Cork, 2007).

Venus's Flytrap (Natural History Series). by E. Charles Nelson, Wendy Walsh, Alma Hathway, Bernie Shine. Coauthors & Alternates.

This book would be nice for any Gardener, Horticulturalist, Botanist, Landscape Architect, Collector, or for anyone interested in. .Shamrock : Botany and History of an Irish Myth by Nelson, E. Charles-ExLibrary.

This book would be nice for any Gardener, Horticulturalist, Botanist, Landscape Architect, Collector, or for anyone interested in Gardening, Flowers, Horticulture, Botany, or Planning a Garden! by Daniel J. Foley. Format: PaperbackTopic: History. Plants of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks by Richard J Shaw-ExLibrary. Nelson, E. Charles, Shamrock: Botany and History of an Irish Myth, Boethius Press, 1991, isbn 0-86314-199-4, p. 14. Categories. This is the diminutive version of the Irish word for clover meaning simply "little clover" or "young clover". Around March 17 small pots of shamrocks are sold. Some people wear sprigs of shamrock in a buttonhole on the holiday.