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Elaeagnus angustifolia
Russian Olive

The primary silver color of the lanceolate foliage of Russian Olive lies on the leaf undersides, which are easily exposed in breezes. Both the lower foliage surfaces and the young stems are covered in scales, yielding the silvery-green to gray-green color.


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