Apium repens (Jacquin) Lag.

Creeping marshwort

source: Lamiot (2008), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Lamiot (2008), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)


GrinTax Helosciadium repens (Jacq.) W.D.J. Koch
The Plant list Apium repens (Jacq.) Lag.
English name Creeping marshwort

Crop relationship
Celery same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 very strongly decreasing (75-100%)
Presence very rare
Status Red List: critically endangered
Legal protection yes

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)


  • Beekvliet (SBB [a])
  • Slangenburg (SBB [p])


  • Langenboomse Bossen (NM [a])
  • Mill en Langenboom (SBB [a])
  • Molenheide (NM [p])
  • Natuurlinten (SBB [p])


  • Boswachterij Ommen (SBB [p])
  • Duivelshof (NM [p])
  • Holten (SBB [p])
  • Landgoed Eerde (NM [p])
  • Mokkelengoor (SBB [a])


  • Axel-Zaamslag (SBB [a])
  • Hontenisse-Hulst (SBB [p])
  • Kop van Schouwen (SBB [p])
  • West-Zeeuws-Vlaanderen (SBB [a])
  • Zuiddorpe (SBB [a])

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 Central- and S-Europe
Asia -
Africa Atlas Mountains and Canary Islands
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.skksdq
Distribution data GBIF, November 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.skksdq

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information