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Noun1.buckleya - parasitic shrub of the eastern United States having opposite leaves and insignificant greenish flowers followed by oily dull green olivelike fruits
genus Buckleya - small genus of Asiatic and American parasitic shrubs
parasitic plant - plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it
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A graduate student from Boston College makes frequent visits to study a little-known parasitic plant called Buckleya, a shrub native to the southeastern United States that is on the national endangered species list.