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Mägenwil commune (Aargau canton, Switzerland)

Last modified: 2010-12-30 by rob raeside
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[Flag of Mägenwil] image by Pascal Gross

Gules a Poppy Seedpod Or slipped and leaved.

Željko Heimer, 30 January 2001

The item on the flag of Mägenwil is a capsule which contains the fruits of the poppy (is there an easier name in English?). It looks like this flag is canting as the German blazon says : "In Rot gelbe Fruchtskapsel des Mohns (Mägi) an gelbem Stiel mit zwei gelben Blättchen". Maybe the "Mägi" in parenthesis is a local name (Schwytzertütsch?) for the poppy.

Pascal Gross, 28 January 2001