Ciclospermum leptophyllum

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Ciclospermum leptophyllum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Ciclospermum
Species: C. leptophyllum
Binomial name
Ciclospermum leptophyllum
(Pers.) Sprague ex Britton & P. Wils.

Apium leptophyllum
Apium tenuifolium
Cyclospermum ammi

Ciclospermum leptophyllum (also, Cyclospermum l.) is a species of plant in the celery family known by the common names marsh parsley,[1] slender celery[2] and fir-leaved celery.[1] This is a plant found worldwide at warm temperate to tropical latitudes and is considered a noxious weed in many areas. It is a taprooted branching herb reaching just over half a meter in height at maximum. It has threadlike green leaves a few centimeters long and small umbels of spherical flowers.


  1. ^ a b "Cyclospermum leptophyllum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  • Everitt, J.H.; Lonard, R.L.; Little, C.R. (2007). Weeds in South Texas and Northern Mexico. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press.  ISBN 0-89672-614-2

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