Apium graveolens is a plant species in the family Apiaceae commonly known as celery (var. dulce) or celeriac (var. rapaceum), depending on whether the petioles (stalks) or roots are eaten celery refers to the former and celeriac to the latter. Apium graveolens grows to 1m tall. The leaves are pinnate to bipinnate leaves with rhombic leaflets 36cm long and 24cm broad. The flowers are creamywhite, 23mm diameter, produced in dense compound umbels. The seeds are broad ovoid to globose, 1.52mm long and wide.