The 4-H Name and
emblem have U.S. federal protection under federal code 18 U.S.C.
The official 4-H emblem is a green Four-Leaf-Clover with a white
'H' on each leaf standing for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.
White and green are the 4-H colors. The white symbolizes purity
and high ideals, and the green represents growth, springtime,
life and youth.
four-leaf clover is a symbol of good luck.
The four-leaf clover is a rare type of clover with four
leaves and an uncommon variation of the common, three-leaved
clover. According to tradition, such leaves bring good
to their finders, especially if found accidentally.
According to legend, each leaflet represents something: the
first is for
the second is for
wealth, the third is for
and the fourth is for health.
Clover is a small plant with (usually) three leaves on each stem
and purple, pink or white flowers.
The shamrock is a symbol of
Ireland. It is a three-leafed old white clover.