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Wild Celery

Fast Fact:

Wild Celery is an important food source for waterfowl, particularly the canvasback duck.  It is far less abundant today in many areas of  Chesapeake Bay than it was historically.

Distribution Low salinity areas of Chesapeake Bay.
Description Linear, ribbon-like leaves all emerging from the base of the plant.  Leaves to 1.5 m long and approximately 1 cm wide.  Flowers July through September.
Reproduction By seeds and stolons.
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