33.Family crest of Chosokabe Motochika
7 pieces of wood sorrel leaves
Wood sorrel leaves have heart-shaped leaves, and the plant itself symbolizes prosperity of descendants due to its strong vitality & fertility.
What is wood sorrel leaves?
- Wood sorrel looks like a clover that naturally grow on fields & roadsides, but the shape of clover leaves are more round.
- Wood sorrels germinate well even when they get stomped over or weeded out, which proves they have strong vitality & fertility. They bear cute yellow flowers.