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SOLVED: Shrub in northern italy

Göppingen, Germany(Zone 7b)

another one of my northern italy / close to the sea mysteries - it's a shrub, about 1 m high, and the pic is from late june. any ideas?

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Raleigh, NC(Zone 7b)

Maybe Cotinus coggygria?

Contra Costa County, CA(Zone 9b)

Looks like that to me, too.
There are many cultivated varieties with bronze-red-purple leaves with pink to bronze flowers. This one looks like a green leaf/pink flower, perhaps the wild form. They are native to the area described.

Göppingen, Germany(Zone 7b)

I think you're right - thank you both!

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