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Silver

A precious metal with the highest electrical conduction properties of any metal. It is used mainly in jewelry, photography, and for scientific and industrial purposes. It has been used as the basis for currencies in the past. Silver is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, silver is volatile but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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LANDSCAPE NOTES: Variegated Japanese Silver Grass is a true specimen plant with its variegated foliage and nice plumes.
Although these grass species have been around a long time, selections of Miscanthus sinenis, or silver grass, such as "Gracillimus" maiden grass; "Yaku Jima," dwarf maiden grass; and Pennisetum alopecuroides, "Little Bunny" and "Hameln" fountain grasses, took the grardening public by storm.
Zebra grass, Chinese silver grass Murdannia keisak (Hassk.) Hand.-Maz Wart-removing-herb Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Parrot's-feather, water milfoil Verdc.
Typical examples of ornamental grasses are fountain grass and Japanese silver grass.
At this time of year, the silver grass is blooming, so it's a good time to experience the renovated trail and enjoy the great natural surroundings the trail provides, he added.