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Sea Celery

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Scientific name
Apium prostratum
Common name
Sea Celery
Plants that Clothe the Bluff
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Plant Form
Forbs
Where to find
Cliff and Foredune
Foliage
The pale green leaves have a peppery, celery-like flavour.
Flower
Inconspicuous cream to green flowers  form in umbels of four to ten.
Size
H 10 -15 cm x W 1 – 2 m
Flowering
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Description

Sea Celery is a delicate-looking plant, with pale green leaves and tiny flowers. It can be found in small clumps across the Bluff or trailing down the sandy dune.

Sea Celery can withstand salt spray and harsh winds and grows on sand dunes down to the high tide mark.

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