use panicle in a sentence.
The inflorescence, or flowering part of the stem, is terminal, loosely branching in that form which botanists term a panicle, with long, linear floral leaves or bractes at the origin of each division.
The flowers are arranged in a silvery, cylindrical, branching structure, called a panicle, up to 11 inches long and 1.5 inches wide.
Alternatively, the native subspecies americanus is typically shorter, has a smooth, often reddish stalk, lighter yellow-green foliage, a sparser flower panicle and often grows in association with other plants.
Its long, narrow leaves grow along the length of the stalk, which terminates in a bushy flowering panicle.
The non-native P. australis can grow up to 5 meters tall, has a rough, entirely green stalk, dark blue-green foliage, a dense flower panicle and often grows in dense monocultures.