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WILD CELERY Apium graveolens (Apiaceae) Height to 1m<br />
Upright, hairless biennial with a characteristic strong smell of celery. Stems are solid and grooved. Favours rough, often saline, grassland and its distribution is mainly coastal. FLOWERS are white and borne in short-stalked or unstalked umbels, 3-6cm across (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are globular. LEAVES are shiny and pinnate; basal leaves are 1- or 2-pinnate with toothed and lobed, diamond-shaped lobes; stem leaves appear trifoliate.
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WILD CELERY Apium graveolens (Apiaceae) Height to 1m
Upright, hairless biennial with a characteristic strong smell of celery. Stems are solid and grooved. Favours rough, often saline, grassland and its distribution is mainly coastal. FLOWERS are white and borne in short-stalked or unstalked umbels, 3-6cm across (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are globular. LEAVES are shiny and pinnate; basal leaves are 1- or 2-pinnate with toothed and lobed, diamond-shaped lobes; stem leaves appear trifoliate.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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