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Apium graveolens  L.
Garden celery,  Smallage
Apium graveolens
© 2006 Keir Morse
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Apium graveolens
© 2006 Keir Morse
Apium graveolens
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Apium graveolens, a dicot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Apium graveolens
© 2017 David Wolfson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Apium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Apium graveolens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).