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(Plants) any of the grasses in the genus Panicum, including panic grass
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Noun1.panicum - panic grassPanicum - panic grass        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
panic grass - any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder
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Hairy panic, botanical name Panicum effusum, poses a fire risk and can kill farm animals but is not dangerous to pets.