Ligustrum japonicum

Common Name:  Japanese Privet (*native of Korea and Japan)

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leaves--what kind of margin is present?  Are these simple or compound leaves?  Notice how shiny the leaves are--these leaves are glabrous. leaves again, showing opposite leaf arrangement
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young fruits--these will change color... ...to a purplish black color at maturity
inflorescence a dense, narrow, terminal panicle flowers are perfect