A loose, branching cluster of flowers, as in oats.
- It is a shrub or small tree with simple, alternate, unlobed leaves, panicles of white flowers in the spring, and bright blue drupes in the late summer and early fall.
- There are three general flower forms: small white flowers in panicles or loose and irregular spreading clusters; bell or urn-shaped flowers; and flat or open flowers.
- However, position of the flower within the panicle correlated with time of anthesis and gender.
- Example sentences
- Panicled death-camas is a beautiful but deadly lily.
- Panicled Aster occurs in most counties of Illinois, and is fairly common.
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