Identifying Unknown Plants/identify plant

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Do you know what the attached shrub is? I attached two photos.  Thanks very much. (Phoenix, Arizona)

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Patty
I am in southern NJ. Plants vary from one area to another.
My 1st guess would be a type of boxwood (American or English)...They are very common...They have a distinct smell (I like the smell)...They stay green all year (broadleaf evergreens)...

I would recommend taking a picture or cutting of the plant to a local garden center. You may have to go to more than one to get the right answer. Try a reputable garden center VS a chain store. You could also contact the(state/county) Agricultural Extension service in your area.
Hope this helps...
Rick

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i can answer most questions pertaining to general plant identification. if you e-mail digital pictures to me i can sight ID most plants sold at garden centers. i owned & operated a garden center/landscape company for 20+ years in NJ, selling all kinds of plants (deciduous, evergreen, annual, perennial, tropical, etc.).

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