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Apium nodiflorum  (L.) Lag.
European marshwort,  Smallage
Apium nodiflorum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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Apium nodiflorum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Apium nodiflorum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Apium nodiflorum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Apium nodiflorum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Apium
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cyclospermum nodiflorum
PLANTS: Helosciadium nodiflorum
More information about  Apium nodiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 24, 2019).