Poplar Leaf

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Leuce (mythology) - Mythology of The Poplar
... Servius identifies the tree as the white poplar, the leaf of which is distinctively two-sided, one white and one dark ... The association of white poplar leaves with Herakles is also attested by archaeological remains, such as the poplar-leaf motif carved on a statue base ... among the Greeks, in this case involving acherōïs, another Greek word for "poplar." In a founding myth of the 1st century BC, Herakles is supposed to have established the Arvernian ...

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