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Leaves not filiform, 1 mm or more wide Apium
Erect, aromatic biennial c. 1 m high, stems ribbed. Leaves pinnatisect; segments 3–5, ovate-cuneate, ± deeply 3-lobed. Umbels with 4–8 unequal rays. Fruit c. 3 mm long; mericarps with 5 whitish ribs. Coast and Cumberland Plain. Escape from cultivation. Introd. from Europe and Asia. Fl. spring–summer. Garden Celery Apium graveolens