Levisticum officinale Apiaceae
Southern Europe; Naturalized From PA, NJ and VA West to MO and NM
Celery flavored leaves can be added fresh to salads. A long-lived perennial, its robust celery flavored leaves can be used as a celery substitute. Hollow stems can be used to sip tomato juice cocktails. Leaves are brewed into a celery-flavored tea, which is tasty with a bit of salt or sweetened with honey.
Robison Herb Garden, Pounder Vegetable Garden and Climate Change Garden
Source of plant
Perennial reaching 6' in height; leaves ternately compound, segments coarsely toothed above the middle, flowers greenish-yellow in compound umbels subtended by narrow, deflexed bracts.
USDA Hardiness Zone
other ethnobotanical uses, notable texture, food