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
answers
flagCzech Republic
8%
83%
8%
0%
24
flagFrance
17%
80%
2%
0%
46
flagSwitzerland
16%
72%
5%
5%
18
flagSpain
25%
70%
5%
0%
20
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
68%
4%
2%
372
flagGermany
28%
64%
4%
1%
176
flagthe Netherlands
24%
64%
6%
4%
50
flagItaly
22%
61%
9%
3%
31
flagNorway
30%
61%
7%
0%
26
flagLithuania
38%
61%
0%
0%
13
flagPoland
37%
55%
4%
2%
15039
flagCanada
34%
52%
4%
8%
23
flagRepublic of Ireland
37%
50%
4%
4%
24
flagAustralia
19%
47%
9%
23%
21
flagSweden
52%
47%
0%
0%
17
flagthe Philippines
28%
42%
14%
14%
14
flagthe United States
37%
41%
13%
5%
348
flagIndia
33%
39%
10%
15%
139
flagBelgium
58%
33%
0%
0%
12
flagUnknown
74%
18%
5%
1%
758

Gender

men33%
women50%
Olive
59%
41%
Laurel
33%
50%
Myrtle
4%
5%
Acanthus
2%
2%

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