Which plant was used to fashion wreaths awarded to victors in Ancient Greece?

Olive
Laurel
Myrtle
Acanthus
Laurus nobilis is an ev­er­green tree or large shrub native to the Mediter­ranean region. Its aromatic leaves are added whole to Italian pasta sauces. The word "Lau­re­ate" in 'poet lau­re­ate' refers to being sig­ni­fied by the laurel wreath.

Answers distribution

Olive
Laurel
Myrtle
Acanthus
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flagCzech Republic
9%
85%
4%
0%
21
flagFrance
15%
82%
2%
0%
45
flagSpain
15%
76%
7%
0%
13
flagthe Netherlands
18%
71%
7%
0%
38
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
69%
4%
2%
293
flagGermany
22%
69%
5%
2%
136
flagItaly
28%
66%
0%
4%
21
flagNorway
26%
65%
8%
0%
23
flagPoland
31%
60%
4%
2%
10655
flagLithuania
41%
58%
0%
0%
12
flagCanada
31%
52%
5%
10%
19
flagRepublic of Ireland
36%
52%
5%
0%
19
flagAustralia
15%
47%
10%
26%
19
flagIndia
28%
42%
10%
15%
119
flagthe United States
37%
41%
13%
5%
301
flagthe Philippines
40%
40%
20%
0%
10
flagUnknown
58%
31%
6%
3%
77

Gender

men50%
women56%
Olive
42%
35%
Laurel
50%
56%
Myrtle
4%
5%
Acanthus
2%
2%

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