Coasts of Europe
The precursor to modern celery, its leaves impart bold, celery flavor to soups, stews and casseroles.
Source of plant
Strong smelling biennial, to 1m. Leaves basal, spreading or erect; lower leaves pinnate; segments rhombic or lanceolate, 1-5cm, lobed or coarsely toothed; petioles grooved, with sheathing bse; upper leaves ternate, with short, sheathing petiole. Umbels compound, on short stalks or sessile; rays 4-12, unequal; involucre and involucel absent; flowers white. Fruits broad ovoid, 1.5-2mm; mericarp with fine ridges; commisure narrow.
USDA Hardiness Zone