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
10%
84%
5%
0%
19
flagFrance
15%
81%
2%
0%
44
flagSpain
15%
76%
7%
0%
13
flagGermany
23%
69%
5%
2%
130
flagthe Netherlands
18%
69%
9%
0%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
25%
68%
3%
2%
254
flagNorway
23%
66%
9%
0%
21
flagItaly
28%
66%
0%
4%
21
flagLithuania
36%
63%
0%
0%
11
flagPoland
32%
60%
4%
2%
9544
flagCanada
31%
52%
5%
10%
19
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
47%
5%
0%
17
flagIndia
27%
44%
10%
16%
109
flagthe United States
36%
43%
12%
5%
261
flagAustralia
21%
42%
7%
28%
14
flagthe Philippines
40%
40%
20%
0%
10
flagUnknown
63%
27%
4%
4%
44

Gender

men50%
women55%
Olive
42%
36%
Laurel
50%
55%
Myrtle
4%
5%
Acanthus
2%
2%

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