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Look for rain when wood lice run about in great numbers.

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    Of pimpernel, whose brilliant flower Closes against the approaching shower, Warning the swain to sheltering bower From humid air secure. -C.L. Prince

    The gentian (Gentiana pneumonanthe) closes up both flowers and leaves before rain.

    When the mulberry has shown green leaf, there will be no more frost. [Gloucestershire]

    Harvest follows in thirteen weeks after the milk-white thorn scents the air [Scotland].

    Easter in snow, Christmas in mud, Christmas in snow, Easter in mud.

    Early blossoms indicate a bad fruit year.

    Rain on Good Friday foretells a fruitful year.

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