Loksoff
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Please help me identify this bonsai!

I got this tree yesterday and know very little about bonsai. I've been reading a lot since buying this little guy, and I want to learn as much as possible about it so I can take care of it properly. Can anyone tell me what this bonsai tree is?
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No clue here, but I'll take a stab at Ligustrum (Privet), which is probably wrong.

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Can you shoot it from a lower angle - like 'eye-level' - rather than from above? Maybe front and side views.

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[img]https://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x430/loksoff/6529547a.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x430/loksoff/ed19be3a.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x430/loksoff/5cbd3145.jpg[/img]

Hopefully these might help! I would have replied much earlier but I guess helpful Gardner emails were going to my spam folder... Darn. Thanks for the help!
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Obviously you can tell I removed the moss. It was one of the reasons I chose this tree over another, but came to find out that it could hurt it. Darn. Lots of help the seller was when it came tothat type of info. Also o e thing about it that might help identify it, it sprouted a white flower last night from one of the top branches.
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White flower? I'm thinking serissa.

Thanks for the better pics. This will help.

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It looks like serissa, just by comparing it to pictures on google. Awesome! Thanks so much.
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Here's a test. Pinch off a tip and smell it. Serissa has a rather unpleasant 'fetid' odor. Not as pretty as the plant/flowers.
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I broke a leaf and couldn't smell anything. Maybe it's because I have a cold. Haha
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Possibly Punica as well, maybe Clerodendrum.

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The leaves look a bit like Japanes Azelia's

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i have one of these and was wondering what the heck it was . i thought it was and azalea until it started forming flowers a month ago . they are pink/red little balls in clusters of unopened flowers at the moment so hopefuly someone can figure this one out

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ok i think i figured yours out ,but not mine...if the flower looks similar to a strawberry flower it is a prunus spinosa or blackthorn

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