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This looks to me like Osmanthus fragrans , sweet/tea olive bush. https://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheet/tea-olive/


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This appears to be Escallonia rubra.


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Looks like a euonymus , usually they are variegated in the landscape trade.


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Looks like a Ligustrum variety, commonly known as privet, possibly japanese privet, Ligustrum japonicum. These bear fragrant (some people would say unpleasant smelling) white sprays/panicles of small flowers in late summer or fall, sometimes followed by berries, so it rather depends on whether that flower description fits the flowers you see. https://www.rhs....


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Looks like a rhododendron to me, they grow all over NC. If the leaves are thicker/stiffer/tougher than most tree leaves I would be almost positive. To me, the leaves feel fake, like they are polyester. It's a great plant, one of my favorites. When I was backpacking the Smokies they grew ubiquitously in the valleys. Enjoy it and don't be afraid to trim it or ...


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This plant is Glossy Abelia, and its scientific name is Abelia x grandiflora. It grows in North Carolina. It is an ornamental shrub. History of abelia's: Originally from Italy, this popular rounded shrub makes a fine hedge, barrier, mass, or foundation plant. It also works to combat erosion when planted along a bank. Graceful, arching branches are covered ...


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