I need to have these two plants identified for a science project due on Friday. I have tried visiting local florist, and these are the only two that have been yet to be identified! Please help ID them, I found these plants in Thomas Lake Park Minnesota on May 12, 2012! Thanks in advance!
Don't go to a florist! Go to a nursery that sells shrubs! How much time have you had to complete this project? This shouldn't be too difficult. When you go to a nursery, don't take the picture if you can take a piece of the shrub. These are not uncommon in the northeast, but it may be something different in your locale.