Taxonomy

Apium graveolens | Wild Celery | Smaileog

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Salt marshes and brackish ditches

Life cycle

Biennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Not well established, a rare garden escape or discard. It is the CWR from which celery originated from. Extracts from the plant have proved to be very effective as mosquito repellent in laboratory trials.

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