Slender celery, wild carrot
Cyclospermum leptophyllum, Fam. Apiaceae
Annual herb to 70cm with slender hollow branching grooved stems. Previously Apium leptophyllum.
Other invasive plants
Invasive plants that are not prohibited or restricted invasive plants, but are known to spread readily and cause negative impacts, within the region.
|Form or habit:||Herb|
Compound, alternate, finely divided into thread-like segments, 10-20mm x 0.5-1mm.
|Flower description:||White very small, carrot-like, in 3-7 simple or compound axillary umbels; stems 0-30mm long.|
|Fruit description:||Brown, dry ovoid fruit, 1-3mm long, comprised of two one-seeded segments with 5 thick prominent ribs.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Notes:||Spread by: seed. Invades/threats: wide spread through grasslands, disturbed sites, roadsides. Environmental weed.|
|Information sources:||Mackay Regional Pest Management Group (2018) Weeds of the Mackay Whitsunday Region Second Edition.|