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One Species at a Time Podcast

Summer Praetorius has an unusual ability to find 4-leaf (and 5,6 even 7-leaf!) clovers. But she doesn't know how much other people even bother to look. Even so, they seem to find her. Summer researches tiny sea critters called foraminifera and she's good at recognizing different species and types. So sometimes she thinks she's just really good at pattern recognition. But most of the time, her ability to find 4-leaf clovers just feels special. And she passes the clovers along whenever she can. Listen to the podcast.

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Learn more about Trifolium repens through the Citizen Science organization Project BudBurst. Visit their White Clover (Trifolium repens) information page to find an identification guide, phenophase field guide and a map of reported white clover observations. Project BudBurst is a U.S. based program designed to encourage the public to help collect important environmental and climate change data based on phenological events such as the timing of leafing and flowering of trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses. Observations are contributed to the national Project BudBurst database. To learn more about how to participate visit their website.

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