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Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort

Oenanthe javanica

Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort
Family: Apiaceae / Umbelliferae
Origin: Eastern Asia
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeBog or aquaticKeep soil moistRegular waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
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The flavour is reminiscent of carrots or parsley. A major vegetable in many parts of the Orient, the leaves are a rich source of vitamins and minerals.

Oenanthe javanica Flamingo - a variegated form with leaves splashed and zoned pale pink, cream and white, it has been especially recommended as a good ground cover plant for wet situations.

Although no specific mention of toxicity has been seen for this species, it belongs to a genus that contains a number of very poisonous plants and so some caution is advised.



Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort
Oenanthe javanica Flamingo
Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort
Oenanthe javanica Flamingo
Oenanthe javanica, Water Celery, Water Parsley, Water Dropwort
Oenanthe javanica Flamingo


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