Apium inundatum (L.) Reichenb. f.

Lesser marshwort

source: Kristian Peters (2007 & 2006), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Kristian Peters (2007 & 2006), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)


GrinTax Helosciadium inundatum (L.) W. D. J. Koch
The Plant list Apium inundatum (L.) Rchb. fil.
English name Lesser marshwort

Crop relationship
Celery same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 strongly decreasing (50-75%)
Presence rare
Status Red List: endangered
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • De Klencke (NM [p])
  • Drentsche A-Balloerveld (SBB [a])
  • Drents-Friese Wold (SBB [a])
  • Hooghalen-Grolloo (SBB [a])
  • Nationaal Park Drents-Friese Wold (NM [p])


  • Ameland (SBB [a])
  • Jobbegea (SBB [p])
  • Marren (SBB [p])
  • Nijehoarne (SBB [p])
  • Oranjewoud (SBB [p])
  • Skierren (SBB [p])
  • Terschelling (SBB [a])


  • Aalten (SBB [a])
  • Borkense Baan (NM [p])
  • Empese en Tondense Heide (NM [a])
  • Hackfort (NM [p])
  • Korenburgerveen (NM [p])
  • Kotten (NM [p])
  • Loenense Hooilanden (NM [p])
  • Neede (SBB [a])
  • Oldenaller (NM [a])
  • Rekken (SBB [p])
  • Ruurlo (SBB [p])
  • Slangenburg (SBB [a])
  • Zieuwent (SBB [p])


  • Bergerbos (SBB [p])
  • De Krang (NM [p])
  • Molenbeekdal (SBB [p])


  • Abdijbossen (NM [p])
  • Agglomeratie Eindhoven (SBB [a])
  • Brabantse Wal (SBB [a])
  • Breugel (SBB [p])
  • Cuijkse Land (SBB [a])
  • De Matjens (SBB [a])
  • De Moeren (NM [a])
  • De Molenbeek (SBB [p])
  • Groote Meer (NM [a])
  • Het Laag (SBB [a])
  • Kampina (NM [a])
  • Langenboomse Bossen (NM [p])
  • Leende (SBB [a])
  • Leudal (SBB [a])
  • Makken (SBB [p])
  • Marienhof (SBB [p])
  • Natuurlinten (SBB [p])
  • Strabrecht (SBB [a])
  • Waterbloem (SBB [p])
  • Wijbosch (SBB [p])


  • Duinen van Texel (SBB [p])
  • Kooibosch Luttickduin (SBB [a])


  • Aamsveen (SBB [p])
  • Agelerbroek (SBB [p])
  • Beerninkholt (NM [p])
  • Beneden-Dinkeldal (NM [p])
  • Boswachterij Ommen (SBB [p])
  • Buurserzand (NM [a])
  • Dinkelland (SBB [a])
  • Elfterheurne (NM [p])
  • Grevenmaat (NM [p])
  • Haaksbergerveen (SBB [p])
  • Hoge Broek (NM [p])
  • Junner Koeland (SBB [a])
  • Luttenberg (SBB [p])
  • Mokkelengoor (SBB [p])
  • Reutum (SBB [p])
  • Roderveld (NM [p])
  • Sallandse Heuvelrug (SBB [p])
  • Voltherbroek (SBB [a])


  • Grebbelinie (SBB [a])


  • Grevelingen (SBB [p])
  • Kop van Schouwen (SBB [a])
  • Schouwen-Duiveland (SBB [p])
  • Slot Haamstede (NM [p])
  • Voornes Duin (NM [p])
  • Zuiddorpe (SBB [p])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe SW- and Central-Europe
Asia -
Africa Morocco
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, November 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.kcxw7p
Distribution data GBIF, November 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.kcxw7p

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information