Gardener finds lucky leaves

Naomi Wicker’s lucky haul.

Naomi Wicker has found a rare and supposedly lucky form of weed in her garden.

The Australian-turned-Cambridge resident was weeding in her yard when she found a four-leaf clover.

“I found one, and thought I’d keep looking, and it just kept going,” she said, finding seven four-leaf clovers and one seven-leaf clover.

Generally four-leaf clovers are a rare find at one for every 10,000 clovers. But the gene for a fourth leaf is inheritable, meaning if you find one, you’re likely to find more in the same area.

“I couldn’t believe it,” said Wicker, confirming she planned on buying a lotto ticket that day.

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