Name this plant
Usually you need more than just a leaf shape, like branching habits, leaf margin, bloom color, etc. to pin down a particular plant. You can find lots of info on the web by searching for
plant identification by leaves
But the majority of these are mostly about trees.
contains some general information about how to identify plants, plus links to some of the more useful web sites.
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What kind of flowers does it have? How are the leaves arranged on the plant?
Any other photos would help.
It could be bay, but bay is usually shinier. I'd almost be tempted to say rhododendron, but would need more visual information.