Herb: Slender Celery
Latin name: Cyclospermum leptophyllum
Synonyms: Apium ammi, Apium leptophyllum
Edible parts of Slender Celery:The leaves are used as a parsley substitute, though they occasionally have an acrid flavour. Caution is advised, see notes above on toxicity.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Ditches and low areas, disturbed sites, in Texas. Basalt areas in Eastern Australia. A weed of cultivation and waste places.
Cultivation of Slender Celery:Ditches and low areas, disturbed sites, in Texas. Basalt areas in Eastern Australia. A weed of cultivation and waste places.
Medicinal use of the herb:None known
Known hazards of Cyclospermum leptophyllum:There are reports that the plant is toxic to mammals.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.