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Grass

A slang term for $10 in Hong Kong. Bowl and stripe are equivalent terms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Grasses are closely woven into the pattern of life on the flats, and damaging them is both a moral and pragmatic mistake; anything which results in less grass has a bad effect on the fisheries, so we all have to do our best to see that this doesn't happen on our watch.
Others such as the smaller tufted grasses are grown in sparse, stylised gardens with pebbles and rocks.
These grasses are indigenous to tropical and subtropical regions, including Africa, South America and Asia particularly southern China.
Studies overseas have identified a range of grasses particularly ryegrass and other perennials--as able to degrade organic pollution, but this is the first time Australian grasses have been put to the test.
One result could be that farmers and groundskeepers would be forced to use herbicides other than Roundup - including some that cost more or persist longer in the environment - to control unwanted grasses.
These little bits of silica form inside the cells of many plants, and they are especially common in grasses.
Grass is the common name for the family of grasses, designated as Poaceae.
One field contains annual grasses, one is a newly restored field of native grasses, and the third has contained native grasses for 10 years.
Ornamental grasses are garden mainstays, and with good reason.
In this landscape that seems to offer few inspirations, the true beauty and resilience of ornamental grasses becomes apparent.
Government agencies and grassroots groups are using native grasses as part of prairie restoration efforts across the United States.