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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.

List of Japanese Sengoku-busho's family crest