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Laurus nobilis (Bay tree or Laurel) leaves 1

Bay tree, Laurel (Laurus nobilis)

Laurus nobilis (Bay tree or Laurel) is a shrub or small tree native from the Mediterranean region that can be used for hedging or in pots. The leaves are used as spice in Mediterranean cuisine.

Liquidambar styraciflua fall colors 0

American sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)

Liquidambar styraciflua (American sweetgum) is a very ornamental deciduous tree. In autumn the leaves acquire different shades of light green, yellow, orange and red, often simultaneously. They are a delight for the eyes.